Deaths in History in April 1982

  • Apr 3 Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist, dies at 69
  • Apr 5 Abe Fortas, Supreme court justice, dies at 71
  • Apr 6 Paul Wiens, German writer and Stasi informant, dies at 59
  • Apr 9 Robert H G Havemann, German chemist/dissident, dies
  • Apr 15 Five murderers of Egyptian president Anwar Sadat executed
  • Apr 15 Louis de Guiringaud, French foreign minister (1976-78), commits suicide at 70
  • Apr 20 Archibald MacLeish, American lawyer/writer (Conquistador), dies at 89
  • Apr 22 Melville Bell Grosvenor, pres (National Geographic Society), dies at 80
  • Apr 25 John Cody, US cardinal/archbishop of Chicago (1965-82), dies at 74
  • Apr 25 Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Round Table), dies at 72
  • Apr 25 William R Burnett, American writer (Asphalt Jungle), dies at 82
  • Apr 30 Albert TLCA Bird, lecture artist, dies
  • Apr 30 Herman Tholen, Dutch cabaret performer (Juveniles), dies
  • Apr 30 Taisen Deshimaru, founder of several Zen centers in France, dies at 67