Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 08-Apr

Died on This Day (08-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
John Miles John Miles The Hon. John Miles was a British racing driver from England. British racing driver 74 2
David Swift David Swift David Bernard Swift was an English actor known for his role as Henry Davenport in the topical comedy Drop the Dead Donkey. English actor 85 4
Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, DStJ, PC, FRS, HonFRSC , was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. British Prime Minister 87 7
Hedda Sterne Hedda Sterne Hedda Sterne was a Romanian-born American artist who was an active member of the New York School of painters. American artist 100 9
Al Gettel Al Gettel Allen Jones Gettel , nicknamed "Two Gun", was an American professional baseball pitcher who played for the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, New York Giants, and St. Baseball player, pitcher 87 15
John A. Pittman John A. Pittman John Albert Pittman was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. Korean War Medal of Honor recipient 66 25
Joe Sullivan Joe Sullivan Joe Sullivan , was a left-handed American baseball pitcher. American baseball player 74 35
Casper Sporck Casper Sporck The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II. Soldier of Nazi Germany 22 75
Joshua H. Marvil Joshua H. Marvil Joshua Hopkins Marvil was an American merchant and politician from Laurel, in Sussex County, Delaware. American businessman and politician 69 125
Sir John Wentworth Sir John Wentworth Sir John Wentworth, 1st Baronet was the British colonial governor of New Hampshire at the time of the American Revolution. Colonial governor of New Hampshire and Nova Scotia 82 200
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Brian Matthew Brian Matthew Brian Matthew was an English broadcaster who worked for the BBC for 63 years from 1954 until 2017. English broadcaster 88 3
Emmanuel III Delly Emmanuel III Delly Mar Emmanuel III Delly was the Patriarch Emeritus of Babylon of the Chaldeans and former Primate of the Chaldean Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic sui juris particular church of the Catholic Church, and also a cardinal. Catholic cardinal 86 6
Jack Tramiel Jack Tramiel Jack Tramiel was an American businessman and Holocaust survivor, best known for founding Commodore International. American businessman 83 8
Abel Muzorewa Abel Muzorewa Abel Tendekayi Muzorewa , also commonly referred to as Bishop Muzorewa, was a Zimbabwean bishop and politician who served as the first and only Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia from the Internal Settlement to the Lancaster House Agreement in 1979. Prime Minister of Zimbabwe 84 10
Claire Trevor Claire Trevor Claire Trevor was an American actress. She appeared in 65 feature films from 1933 to 1982, winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Key Largo , and received nominations for her roles in The High and the Mighty and Dead End . American actress 91 20
Ryan White Ryan White Ryan Wayne White was an American teenager from Kokomo, Indiana, who became a national poster child for HIV/AIDS in the United States after his school barred him from attending classes following a diagnosis of AIDS. Aids victim 18 30
Lee Handley Lee Handley Lee Elmer Handley was an American professional baseball second baseman and third baseman. American baseball player 56 50
Charles Tomlinson Griffes Charles Tomlinson Griffes Charles Tomlinson Griffes was an American composer for piano, chamber ensembles and voice. American composer for piano, chamber ensembles 35 100
Charles-Auguste De Beriot Charles-Auguste De Beriot Charles Auguste de Bériot was a Belgian violinist, artist and composer. Belgian violinist and composer 68 150
Giovanni Battista Cicala Giovanni Battista Cicala Giovanni Battista Cicala was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal. Italian cardinal 59 450