Date History - On this day in history

Famous people who died on this day in history

Died on this day - April 22nd

536 - Pope Agapetus I

296 - Pope Caius

2005 - Philip Morrison, American physicist (b. 1915)

2004 - Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger (killed in action) (b. 1976)

2003 - Michael Larrabee, American athlete (b. 1933)

2003 - Martha Griffiths, U.S. Congresswoman (b. 1912)

2002 - Linda Lovelace, American actress (b. 1949)

1996 - Erma Bombeck, American humorist and writer (b. 1927)

1995 - Maggie Kuhn, American activist (b. 1905)

1994 - Richard Nixon, President of the United States (b. 1913)

1986 - Mircea Eliade, Romanian writer and philosopher (b. 1907)

1985 - Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (b. 1900)

1984 - Ansel Adams, American photographer (b. 1902)

1983 - Earl "Fatha" Hines, British jazz pianist (b. 1903)

1980 - Jane Froman, American actor and singer (b. 1907)

1980 - Fritz Strassmann, German physicist (b. 1902)

1978 - Will Geer, American actor and activist (b. 1902)

1968 - Stephen H. Sholes, American recording executive (b. 1911)

1951 - Horace Donisthorpe, British entomologist (b. 1870)

1946 - Harlan F. Stone, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (b. 1872)

1945 - Käthe Kollwitz, German artist (b. 1867)

1930 - Jeppe Aakjaer, Danish poet and novelist {b. 1866)

1925 - Andre Caplet, French composer (b. 1878)

1908 - Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1836)

1896 - Thomas Meik, British civil engineer (b. 1812)

1892 - Edouard Lalo, French composer (b. 1823)

1833 - Richard Trevithick, English inventor (b. 1771)

1806 - Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral (stabbed) (b. 1763)

1778 - James Hargreaves, English weaver, carpenter, and inventor (b. 1720)

1758 - Antoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (b. 1686)

1699 - Hans Erasmus Aßmann, Freiherr von Abschatz, German statesman and poet (b. 1646)

1672 - Georg Stiernhielm, Swedish poet (b. 1598)

1592 - Bartolomeo Ammanati, Italian architect and sculptor (b. 1511)



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