Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 12-Apr

Died on This Day (12-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Tommy Smith Tommy Smith Thomas Smith MBE was an English footballer, who played as a defender at Liverpool for 16 years from 1962 to 1978. English footballer 74 1
Michael Ballhaus Michael Ballhaus Michael Ballhaus, A.S.C. was a German cinematographer who collaborated with directors such as Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Martin Scorsese, Mike Nichols and James L. German cinematographer 81 3
Brita Koivunen Brita Koivunen Brita Koivunen was a Finnish schlager singer. Some of her most famous songs include "Suklaasydän", "Sävel rakkauden" and "Mamma, tuo mies minua tuijottaa", a Finnish version of "Ma! ", all from the 1950s. Finnish schlager singer 82 6
Elizabeth Ferris Elizabeth Ferris Elizabeth Ferris may refer to: * Elizabeth Ferris British diver, 1940 to 2012 * Elizabeth Ferris Wheelchair Rugby player born c. Diver 71 8
Michel Chartrand Michel Chartrand Michel Chartrand was a Canadian trade union leader from Quebec. Canadian politician 93 10
Clarence W. Blount Clarence W. Blount Clarence W. Blount was an American politician who was the first African American to be the majority leader of the Maryland State Senate. American politician 81 17
Seiji Miyaguchi Seiji Miyaguchi Seiji Miyaguchi was a Japanese actor who appeared in films of Akira Kurosawa, Yasujirō Ozu, Mikio Naruse, Tadashi Imai and many others. Japanese actor 71 35
Josephine Baker Josephine Baker Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer and actress. Actress/Singer 68 45
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt , often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American politician and attorney who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. US President 63 75
James Hepburn Campbell James Hepburn Campbell James Hepburn Campbell was an Opposition Party and Republican member of the U. Union United States Army officer 75 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Alex Beckett Peter Alexander Beckett was a British actor. He was best known for his role in the BBC TV comedy series Twenty Twelve and its follow-up W1A. British actor 35 2
David Gest David Gest David Alan Gest was an American producer and television personality. American entertainer, comedian and tv personality 62 4
Robert Byrne Robert Byrne Robert Eugene Byrne was an American chess player and chess author who held the FIDE title of Grandmaster . Chess player 84 7
Désiré Tagro Désiré Tagro Désiré Asségnini Tagro was an Ivorian politician who served as the Minister of the Interior and chief of staff for Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo during the 2010–2011 Ivorian crisis. Ivorian politician 52 9
Juanito Valderrama Juanito Valderrama Juan Valderrama Blanca , better known as Juanito Valderrama, was a Spanish flamenco and folk singer. Spanish musician 87 16
John Dowdy John Dowdy John Vernard Dowdy was an American politician. Dowdy was a Democratic member of the House of Representatives from the 7th District of Texas from 1952 to 1967 and then served as a congressman from the 2nd District of Texas until 1973, when he decided to retire under indictment for bribery. American politician 83 25
Sonja Wigert Sonja Wigert Sonja Wigert was a Norwegian-Swedish actress. She appeared in 34 films between 1934 and 1960. Norwegian-Swedish actress 66 40
John Donaldson John Donaldson John Wesley Donaldson was an American baseball pitcher in Pre-Negro league and Negro league baseball. American baseball player 79 50
Hamilton Goold-Adams Hamilton Goold-Adams Sir Hamilton John Goold-Adams, GCMG, CB was an Irish soldier and colonial administrator, who served as Governor of Queensland from 1915 to 1920. British diplomat 61 100
Arthur Young Arthur Young Arthur Young was an English agriculturist. Not himself successful as a farmer, he built on connections and activities as a publicist a substantial reputation as an expert on agricultural improvement. English writer 78 200