Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 26-Apr

Died on This Day (26-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Philip H. Hoff Philip H. Hoff Philip Henderson Hoff was an American politician from the U. Governor of Vermont 93 2
Harry Wu Harry Wu Harry Wu was a Chinese-American human rights activist. Chinese-American human rights activist 79 4
DJ Rashad DJ Rashad Rashad Harden , known as DJ Rashad, was a Chicago-based electronic musician, producer and DJ known as a pioneer in the footwork genre and founder of the Teklife crew. Chicago-based electronic musician, producer 34 6
Phoebe Snow Phoebe Snow Phoebe Snow was an American roots music singer-songwriter and guitarist, known for her 1974 and 1975 songs "San Francisco Bay Blues", "Poetry Man", "Harpo's Blues", and her credited guest vocals backing Paul Simon on "Gone at Last". American Singer 60 9
Mason Adams Mason Adams Mason Adams was an American character actor and voiceover artist. Character and voice-over actor 86 15
Yun Hyon-seok Yun Hyon-seok Yun Hyon-seok was a South Korean LGBT poet, writer and LGBT activist. South Korean LGBT poet, writer and LGBT activist 18 17
Carlos Pizarro Leongómez Carlos Pizarro Leongómez Carlos Pizarro Leongómez was the fourth commander of the Colombian guerrilla group 19th of April Movement . Colombian politician 38 30
Cicely Courtneidge Cicely Courtneidge Dame Esmerelda Cicely Courtneidge, DBE was an Australian-born British actress, comedian and singer. Actress, comedienne 87 40
Magnus Steendorff Magnus Steendorff Magnus Gottfrid Steendorff was a Swedish architect. Swedish architect 89 75
Eric Stenbock Eric Stenbock Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock – 26 April [O.S. Estonian poet 35 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jonathan Demme Jonathan Demme Robert Jonathan Demme was an American filmmaker. Beginning his career under B-movie producer Roger Corman, Demme made his directorial debut with the 1974 women-in-prison film Caged Heat, before becoming known for his casually humanist films such as Melvin and Howard , Swing Shift , Something Wild , and Married to the Mob . American film director 73 3
Jayne Meadows Jayne Meadows Jayne Meadows , also known as Jayne Meadows Allen, was an American stage, film and television actress, as well as an author and lecturer. American actress 95 5
George Jones George Jones George Glenn Jones was an American country musician, singer, and songwriter. American country music singer 81 7
Leslie Buck Leslie Buck Leslie Buck was an American business executive and Holocaust survivor who designed the Anthora coffee cup, which has become an iconic symbol of New York City since its introduction in the 1960s. American businessman 87 10
Claude Williams Claude Williams Claude "Fiddler" Williams was an American jazz violinist and guitarist who recorded and performed into his 90s. American musician 96 16
Egon Franke Egon Franke Egon Franke was a German politician and a member of the Social Democratic Party . German politician 82 25
David Sinton Ingalls David Sinton Ingalls David Sinton Ingalls was the US Navy's only flying ace of World War I, with six credited victories; thus he was the first ace in U. American flying ace 86 35
Gypsy Rose Lee Gypsy Rose Lee Gypsy Rose Lee was an American burlesque entertainer, stripper and vedette famous for her striptease act. American burlesque performer, actress, author 59 50
Srinivasa Ramanujan Srinivasa Ramanujan Srinivasa Ramanujan FRS was an Indian mathematician. Indian mathematician 32 100
Zerah Colburn Zerah Colburn Zerah Colburn was an American engineer specialising in steam locomotive design, technical journalist and publisher. American journalist 38 150