Deaths in History in April 2009

  • Apr 7 Dave Arneson, Co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons (b. 1947)
  • Apr 10 Deborah Digges, American poet (b. 1950)
  • Apr 11 CorĂ­n Tellado, Spanish romance novelist (b. 1927)
  • Apr 14 Maurice Druon, French writer and journalist (Prix Goncourt), dies at 90
  • Apr 17 HonorĂ© Desmond Sharrer, American artist (Tribute to the American Working People), dies aged 88
  • Apr 19 J.G. Ballard, British novelist. (b. 1930)
  • Apr 24 John Michell, British writer, (b. 1933)
  • Apr 25 John Marchi, American politician (b. 1921)
  • Apr 30 Venetia Burney [Phair], British woman credited with naming Clyde Tombaugh's discovered planet "Pluto" (1930), dies at 90