Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 24-Apr

Died on This Day (24-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Chris Albertson Chris Albertson Christiern Gunnar Albertson was a New York City-based jazz journalist, writer and record producer. New York City-based jazz journalist 87 1
Papa Wemba Papa Wemba Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba , known professionally as Papa Wemba , was a Congolese singer and musician who played Congolese rumba, soukous, and ndombolo. Congolese singer and musician 66 4
Saleem Pervez Saleem Pervez Saleem Pervez was a Pakistani cricketer who played one ODI in 1980. Pakistani cricketer 65 7
Bo Hansson Bo Hansson Bo Hansson was a Swedish musician best known for his four instrumental progressive rock studio albums released throughout the 1970s. Swedish musician 67 10
Estee Lauder Estee Lauder Estée Lauder was an American businesswoman. She co-founded her eponymous cosmetics company with her husband, Joseph Lauter . Business woman 97 16
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison Barbara Grizzuti Harrison Barbara Grizzuti Harrison was an American journalist, essayist and memoirist. American journalist 67 18
George Volkoff George Volkoff George Michael Volkoff, OC MBE FRSC was a Russian-Canadian physicist and academic who helped, with J. Canadian physicist 86 20
Sergei Yutkevich Sergei Yutkevich Sergei Iosifovich Yutkevich was a Soviet and Russian film director and screenwriter. Film director, screenwriter 80 35
Pete Ham Pete Ham Peter William Ham was a Welsh singer, songwriter and guitarist best known as a lead vocalist of and composer for the 1970s rock band Badfinger, whose hit songs include "No Matter What", "Day After Day" and "Baby Blue". British musician 27 45
Edward Bancroft Williston Edward Bancroft Williston Edward Bancroft Williston was a brigadier general in the United States Army. United States Army Medal of Honor recipient 82 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Robert M. Pirsig Robert M. Pirsig Robert Maynard Pirsig was an American writer and philosopher. American writer and philosopher 88 3
Hans Hollein Hans Hollein Hans Hollein was an Austrian architect and designer and key figure of postmodern architecture. Austrian architect 80 6
Sathya Sai Baba Sathya Sai Baba Sathya Sai Baba was an Indian guru. At the age of fourteen he claimed that he was the reincarnation of Shirdi Sai Baba, and left his home to serve his devotees. Indian guru 84 9
Ezer Weizman Ezer Weizman Ezer Weizman was the seventh President of Israel, first elected in 1993 and re-elected in 1998. Israeli politician 80 15
Yuri Kholopov Yuri Kholopov Yuri Nikolaevich Kholopov was a Russian musicologist and educator. Russian musicologist 70 17
Al Hibbler Al Hibbler Albert George Hibbler was an American baritone vocalist, who sang with Duke Ellington's orchestra before having several pop hits as a solo artist. American baritone vocalist 85 19
Lou Ambers Lou Ambers Luigi Giuseppe d'Ambrosio , a.k.a. Lou Ambers, was an American World Lightweight boxing champion who fought from 1932 to 1941. American boxer 81 25
Dink Mothell Dink Mothell Carroll Ray "Dink" Mothell was a catcher and utility player who played for 15 years in the Negro leagues. American Negro League player 82 40
Anton de Kom Anton de Kom Cornelis Gerhard Anton de Kom was a Surinamese resistance fighter and anti-colonialist author. Surinamese resistance fighter and anti-colonialist 47 75
Franklin Fairbanks Franklin Fairbanks Franklin Fairbanks was an American businessman, natural scientist, collector, political figure, and one of the founders and first trustees of Rollins College. American politician 66 125