Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 10-Apr

Died on This Day (10-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Earl Thomas Conley Earl Thomas Conley Earl Thomas Conley was an American country music singer-songwriter. American country music singer 77 1
Linda Hopkins Linda Hopkins Linda Hopkins was a Tony-winning American actress and blues and gospel singer. American actress and blues and gospel singer 92 3
Richie Benaud Richie Benaud Richard Benaud OBE was an Australian cricketer who, after his retirement from international cricket in 1964, became a highly regarded commentator on the game. Australian cricketer 84 5
Angela Voigt Angela Voigt Angela Voigt, née Schmalfeld was an East German long jumper. German long jumper 61 7
Don Merton Don Merton Donald Vincent Merton QSM CF was a New Zealand conservationist best known for saving the black robin from extinction. New Zealand scientist 72 9
Chen Yifei Chen Yifei was a renowned Chinese classic-style painter, art director and film director. Chinese artist 58 15
Arnold Johnson Arnold Herbert Johnson was an American actor who played the lead role in the film Putney Swope ; in the film, his voice was dubbed by Robert Downey, Sr. American actor 78 20
Alfredo Duhalde Alfredo Duhalde Alfredo Duhalde Vásquez was a Chilean politician who served twice as provisional president in 1946. President of Chile 86 35
Marjorie Main Marjorie Main Mary Tomlinson , professionally known as Marjorie Main, was an American character actress and singer of the Classical Hollywood period, best known as a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player in the 1940s and 1950s, and for her role as Ma Kettle in 10 Ma and Pa Kettle movies. American character actress and singer 85 45
Moritz Cantor Moritz Cantor Moritz Benedikt Cantor was a German historian of mathematics. German historian of mathematics 90 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Yvonne Staples Yvonne Staples The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul, and R&B singing group. American gospel singer 80 2
Howard Marks Howard Marks Dennis Howard Marks was a Welsh drug smuggler and author who achieved notoriety as an international cannabis smuggler through high-profile court cases. Welsh drug smuggler turned author 70 4
Sue Townsend Sue Townsend Susan Lillian Townsend, FRSL , was an English writer and humorist whose work encompasses novels, plays and works of journalism. English writer and humorist 68 6
John Weaver John Weaver John Barney Weaver was a sculptor from Anaconda, Montana. Canadian sculptor 92 8
Dixie Carter Dixie Carter Dixie Virginia Carter was an American actress. She starred as Julia Sugarbaker on the sitcom Designing Women and as Randi King on the drama series Family Law . American film, television and stage actress 70 10
Ben Pimlott Ben Pimlott Benjamin John Pimlott FBA , known as Ben Pimlott, was a British historian of the post-war period in Britain. British historian 58 16
Morarji Desai Morarji Desai The premiership of Morarji Desai extended from 24 March 1977 to 15 July 1979. Prime Minister of India 99 25
Kay Medford Kay Medford Margaret Kathleen Regan , better known as Kay Medford, was an American actress. American actress 59 40
Franz Schall Franz Schall Franz Schall was a German military aviator who served in the Luftwaffe during World War II. German flying ace 26 75
Gustav Hirschfeld Gustav Hirschfeld Gustav Hirschfeld was a German classical archaeologist. German archaeologist 47 125