Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 21-Apr

Died on This Day (21-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ken Kercheval Ken Kercheval Kenneth Marine Kercheval was an American actor, best known for his role as Cliff Barnes on the television series Dallas and its 2012 revival. American actor 83 1
Ugo Ehiogu Ugo Ehiogu Ugochuku Ehiogu was an English professional footballer who played as a centre back from 1989 to 2009. English footballer 44 3
M. H. Abrams M. H. Abrams Meyer Howard Abrams , usually cited as M. H. Abrams, was an American literary critic, known for works on romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror and the Lamp. American literary critic 102 5
Chrissy Amphlett Chrissy Amphlett Christine Joy Amphlett was an Australian singer, songwriter and actress, best known as the frontwoman of the rock band Divinyls. Australian musician 53 7
Max Mathews Max Mathews Max Vernon Mathews was a pioneer of computer music. American pioneer in computer music 84 9
Al Purdy Al Purdy Alfred Wellington Purdy OC OOnt was a 20th-century Canadian free verse poet. Canadian poet 81 20
Frank Lausche Frank Lausche Frank John Lausche was an American Democratic politician from Ohio. American politician 94 30
Alexander Oparin Alexander Oparin Alexander Ivanovich Oparin was a Soviet biochemist notable for his theories about the origin of life, and for his book The Origin of Life. Biochemist 86 40
Edward Colquhoun Charlton Edward Colquhoun Charlton Edward Colquhoun Charlton VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 24 75
Arthur Gilbert Arthur Gilbert Arthur Gilbert was an English landscape painter during the Victorian era, and a member of the Williams family of painters. British artist 75 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Nabi Tajima Nabi Tajima Japanese supercentenarians are citizens, residents or emigrants from Japan who have attained or surpassed the age of 110 years. Japanese supercentenarian 117 2
Prince Prince Prince Rogers Nelson , more commonly known mononymously as Prince, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. American singer and songwriter 57 4
Janet Gray Hayes Janet Gray Hayes Janet Gray Hayes was the 60th mayor of San Jose, California, elected to two consecutive, four-year terms from 1975 to 1983. American mayor 87 6
Charles Colson Charles Colson Charles Wendell Colson , generally referred to as Chuck Colson, was an American attorney and political advisor who served as Special Counsel to President Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1970. Director of the US Office of Public Liaison 80 8
Gustav Lorentzen Gustav Lorentzen Gustav Lorentzen , also known by his stage name Ludvigsen, was a Norwegian singer-songwriter, best known from being half of the successful duo Knutsen & Ludvigsen, alongside Øystein "Knutsen" Dolmen. Norwegian musician 62 10
Izabella Trojanowska Izabella Trojanowska Izabella Trojanowska was a Polish journalist writing for Dziennik Bałtycki , Kashubia and Pomerania. Polish journalist 65 25
Tancredo Neves Tancredo Neves Tancredo de Almeida Neves SFO was a Brazilian politician, lawyer, and entrepreneur. Brazilian politician 75 35
Paul Schmidt Paul Schmidt Paul-Otto Schmidt was an interpreter in the German foreign ministry from 1923 to 1945. German translator, Nazi 70 50
Maria Sanford Maria Sanford Maria Louise Sanford was an American educator. She was a professor of history at Swarthmore College from 1871 to 1880 and a professor of rhetoric and elocution at the University of Minnesota from 1880 to 1909. American school administrator 83 100
Samuel Sandys Samuel Sandys Samuel Sandys, 1st Baron Sandys PC , was a British Whig politician who represented Worcester in the House of Commons from 1718 until 1743, when he was created Baron Sandys. British politician 74 250