Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 02-Apr
Died on This Day (02-Apr)
Bill Heine was an American-born British radio broadcaster and writer based in Oxford, England.
British radio broadcaster
Robert Abajyan was an Armenian junior sergeant in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Defense Army.
Armenian junior sergeant
Urs Widmer was a Swiss novelist, playwright, an essayist, and a short story writer.
Alan Ruddock was an Irish Martial Arts pioneer, teacher and writer.
Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II was the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 until his death in 2005.
Edwin Starr was an American singer and songwriter.
Harvey Morrison Penick was an American professional golfer and coach, who coached many Hall of Fame players.
John-Michael Tebelak was an American playwright and director.
American theatre director
Dong Biwu was a Chinese communist revolutionary and politician, who served as Acting Chairman of the People's Republic of China between 1972 and 1975.
Matthew W. "Matty" McIntyre was an outfielder in Major League Baseball who played ten seasons with the Philadelphia Athletics , Detroit Tigers , and Chicago White Sox .
American baseball player
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela , also known as Winnie Mandela, was a South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, and the second wife of Nelson Mandela.
First Lady of South Africa
Hayley Leanne Okines was an English author and activist who was a sufferer of the extremely rare aging disease progeria.
Robert Eugene Ward was an American composer.
Sonia Rachel McMahon, Lady McMahon , was the wife of Sir William McMahon, Prime Minister of Australia, and a philanthropist and Sydney socialite.
Alan Levy was an American author.
Jacob "Jack" Kruschen was a Canadian character actor who worked primarily in American film, television and radio.
Aldo Fabrizi was an Italian actor, director, screenwriter and comedian, best known in United Kingdom for the role of the heroic priest in Roberto Rossellini's Rome, Open City and as partner of Totò in a number of successful comedies.
Stanley Forman Reed
Stanley Forman Reed was a noted American attorney who served as United States Solicitor General from 1935 to 1938 and as an Associate Justice of the U.
Lansing Hoskins Beach
Lansing Beach was a U.S. Army officer who served for a time as Chief of Engineers.
Engineer in the United States Army
Patrick Gass served as sergeant in the Lewis and Clark Expedition .