Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 05-Apr

Died on This Day (05-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Sydney Brenner Sydney Brenner Sydney Brenner CH FRS FMedSci MAE was a South African biologist. South African biologist 92 1
Paul O Paul O'Neill Paul O'Neill was an American music composer, producer, lyricist, and guitarist. American music composer 61 3
Nikolaos Pappas Nikolaos Pappas Nikolaos Pappas was a Hellenic Navy admiral who, as commander of the destroyer Velos, played a major part in the abortive rebellion of the Navy in May 1973 against the ruling military junta. Greek admiral 82 7
Baruch Samuel Blumberg Baruch Samuel Blumberg Baruch Samuel Blumberg , known as Barry Blumberg, was an American physician, geneticist, and co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine , for his work on the hepatitis B virus while an investigator at the NIH and at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. American physician 85 9
Saul Bellow Saul Bellow Saul Bellow was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary work, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. Novelist, short story writer, critic, professor 89 15
Lee Petty Lee Petty Lee Arnold Petty was an American stock car racing driver who competed during the 1950s and 1960s. Stock car rider 86 20
Louis Nelson Louis Nelson was a New Orleans jazz trombonist. Rajeen edits' information here Mohammed Rajeen was born on July 31st at 24/15A,1st cross street, school road, thillyadi puttlam His father Thajudeen Samsudeen was . American musician 87 30
Chiang Kai-shek Chiang Kai-shek Chiang Kai-shek , also known as Chiang Chung-cheng and Jiang Jieshi, was a Chinese Nationalist politician, revolutionary, and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China from 1928 to his death in 1975 – until 1949 in mainland China and from then on in Taiwan. Chinese President 87 45
Sadao Munemori Sadao Munemori Sadao Munemori was a United States Army soldier and posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor, after he sacrificed his life to save those of his fellow soldiers at Seravezza, Italy during World War II. United States Army Medal of Honor recipient 22 75
Vasily Berkov Vasily Berkov Vasily Ivanovich Berkov was a Russian shipbuilder and from 1829-1870 Director of the Admiralty Shipyard of Saint Petersburg, possibly in the rank of Counter-Admiral. Russian shipbuilder 75 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Eric Bristow Eric Bristow Eric John Bristow, MBE , nicknamed "The Crafty Cockney", was an English professional darts player. English professional darts player 60 2
John Pinette John Pinette John Paul Pinette was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and Broadway performer. American comedian and actor 50 6
Bingu wa Mutharika Bingu wa Mutharika Bingu wa Mutharika was a Malawian politician and economist who was President of Malawi from May 2004 until his death in April 2012. President of Malawi 78 8
Vitaly Sevastyanov Vitaly Sevastyanov Vitaly Ivanovich Sevastyanov was a Soviet cosmonaut and an engineer who flew on the Soyuz 9 and Soyuz 18 missions. Soviet cosmonaut 74 10
Leonard Reed Leonard Reed Leonard Reed was an American tap dancer, co-creator with his partner, Willie Bryant, of the famous Shim Sham Shimmy tap dance routine. American tap dancer 97 16
Christian Pineau Christian Pineau Christian Pineau was a noted French Resistance fighter, who later served an important term as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1956 through 1958. French Resistance fighter 90 25
Gerhard Wilck Gerhard Wilck Gerhard Wilck was the German commander who defended the German city of Aachen in the Battle of Aachen. German commander of Aachen 86 35
Brian L. Buker Brian L. Buker Brian Leroy Buker was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War. United States Army Medal of Honor recipient 20 50
Jabez L. Peck Jabez L. Peck Jabez L. Peck was an American businessman and politician who served on the Common Council, Board of Aldermen, and as Mayor, of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. American mayor 68 125
Hendrik Constantijn Cras Hendrik Constantijn Cras Hendrik Constantijn Cras was a Dutch jurist and city librarian of Amsterdam. Dutch jurist 81 200