Deaths in History in April 1992

  • Apr 4 Karl Tunberg, US scriptwriter (Ben Hur), dies
  • Apr 4 Samuel Reshevsky, Polish-born American chess grandmaster, dies at 80

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Apr 5 Sam Walton, American businessman (founder and CEO of Walmart and Sam's Club), dies of multiple myeloma at 74

Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart Sam Walton
Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart
Sam Walton

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Apr 6 Isaac Asimov, Russian scientist and sci-fi writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy), dies from kidney failure at 72

Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author, Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov
  • Apr 7 Alix Talton, former Miss Georgia, dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Apr 7 Clovis Ruffin, fashion designer (T shirt dress), dies of AIDS at 46
  • Apr 8 Daniel Bovet, Swiss-born pharmacologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1907)
  • Apr 9 Gale McGee, senator (Wyoming, 1959-77), dies at 77
  • Apr 10 Ken Ward, dies at 37
  • Apr 11 Eve Merriam, poet (Inner City Mother Goose), dies of cancer at 75
  • Apr 11 Alejandro Obreg√≥n, Colombian painter (b. 1920)
  • Apr 13 Brian Oulton, dies at 84
  • Apr 13 Wallace Stegner, novelist (Pulitzer 1972), dies at 84
  • Apr 14 David Miller, dies of cancer at 82
  • Apr 16 Frank Killmond, dies at 58
  • Apr 19 Alice Mary Riley, entertainer, dies of cancer at 51
  • Apr 21 Robert Harris, American criminal and murderer, executed in a gas chamber at 39 in San Quentin State Prison, California
  • Apr 21 Vladimir K Romanov, Grand Duke/Rus pretender to the throne, dies at 74
  • Apr 22 Billy Wayne White, murderer, executed in Texas at 34
  • Apr 22 Joop [Joseph] van Santen, Dutch 1st Chamber member (CPN), dies
  • Apr 23 Deron Johnson, 1965 NL run leader, dies of cancer at 53
  • Apr 23 Satyajit Ray, Indian director (Distant Thunder, Agantuk), dies at 70
  • Apr 25 Dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman, Dutch min of traffic & water, dies at 77
  • Apr 25 Panos Christi, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 54
  • Apr 26 Clyde Hartley, entertainer, dies at 68
  • Apr 28 Francis Bacon, Irish/British abstract painter, dies at 82
  • Apr 28 Iceberg Slim (a.k.a. Robert Beck), African-American writer, dies at 73
  • Apr 30 Daan van Driel, Dutch cartoonist/WWII resist fighter (Trouw), dies