On This Day

Deaths in History in April 2003

  • Apr 3 Michael Kelly, American journalist (b. 1957)
  • Apr 5 Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds), dies at 86
  • Apr 6 David Bloom, American reporter (b. 1963)
  • Apr 6 Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter, Canadian religious figure (b. 1912)
  • Apr 7 Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (b. 1903)
  • Apr 7 David Greene, British television director (b. 1921)
  • Apr 11 Cecil Howard Green, British geophysicist and businessman (b. 1900)
  • Apr 12 Cecil H. Green, American manufacturer (b. 1900)
  • Apr 15 Reg Bundy, British performer, dies at 56
  • Apr 16 Graham Stuart Thomas, English author and garden designer (b. 1909)
  • Apr 17 Robert Atkins, American dietician (b. 1930)
  • Apr 17 John Paul Getty Jr., American-born British oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), dies of a chest infection at 70
  • Apr 17 Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon, dies at 92
  • Apr 18 Edgar F. Codd, English-American computer scientist, dies at 79
  • Apr 20 Bernard Katz, German-born Australian biophysicist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1970), dies at 82
  • Apr 22 Martha Griffiths, U.S. Congresswoman, dies at 91
  • Apr 23 James H. Critchfield, American C.I.A. officer, dies at 86
  • Apr 23 Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer, dies at 92
  • Apr 26 Rosemary Brown, Canadian politician, dies at 85
  • Apr 26 Max Nicholson, Irish environmentalist, dies at 98
  • Apr 26 Peter Stone, American writer, dies at 73
  • Apr 27 Piet Roozenburg, Dutch World champion checker player (1948, 51, 52, 55), dies at 78
  • Apr 30 Mark Berger, University of Kentucky professor (b. 1955)