Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 08-Apr
Died on This Day (08-Apr)
The Hon. John Miles was a British racing driver from England.
British racing driver
David Bernard Swift was an English actor known for his role as Henry Davenport in the topical comedy Drop the Dead Donkey.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
British Prime Minister
Hedda Sterne was a Romanian-born American artist who was an active member of the New York School of painters.
Allen Jones "Al" "Two Gun" Gettel was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1945 to 1955 with several teams.
Baseball player, pitcher
John A. Pittman
John Albert Pittman was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
Joe Sullivan , was a left-handed American baseball pitcher.
American baseball player
The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military of the Third Reich during World War II.
Soldier of Nazi Germany
Joshua H. Marvil
Joshua Hopkins Marvil was an American merchant and politician from Laurel, in Sussex County, Delaware.
American businessman and politician
Sir John Wentworth
Sir John Wentworth, 1st Baronet was the British colonial governor of New Hampshire at the time of the American Revolution.
Colonial governor of New Hampshire and Nova Scotia
Brian Matthew was an English broadcaster who worked for the BBC for 63 years from 1954 until 2017.
Emmanuel III Delly
Mar Emmanuel III Delly was the Patriarch Emeritus of Babylon of the Chaldeans and former Primate of the Chaldean Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic sui juris particular church of the Catholic Church, and also a Cardinal.
Jack Tramiel was a Polish American businessman and Holocaust survivor, best known for founding Commodore International.
Abel Tendekayi Muzorewa , also commonly referred to as Bishop Muzorewa, served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia from the Internal Settlement to the Lancaster House Agreement in 1979.
Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
Hans Guido Mutke
Hans Guido Mutke was a fighter pilot for the German Luftwaffe during World War II.
German World War II fighter pilot
Ryan Wayne White was an American teenager from Kokomo, Indiana, who became a national poster child for HIV/AIDS in the United States after failing to be re-admitted to school following a diagnosis of AIDS.
Lee Elmer Handley was an American professional baseball second baseman and third baseman.
American baseball player
Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Charles Tomlinson Griffes was an American composer for piano, chamber ensembles and voice.
Charles-Auguste De Beriot
Charles Auguste de Bériot was a Belgian violinist and composer.
Giovanni Battista Cicala
Giovanni Battista Cicala was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.