7th April, on this day

451 Attila's Hun's plunder Metz
529 First draft of Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.
1118 Pope Gelasius II excommunicated Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
1348 Prague U, 1st university in central Europe, formed by Charles IV
1456 Louis van Burbon becomes prince-bishop of Luik
1498 Crowd storms Savonarola's convent San Marco Florence Italy
1509 France declares war on Venice
1521 Inquisitor-General Adrian Boeyens bans Lutheran books
1521 Magelhaes' fleet reaches Cebu
1541 Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.
1584 Leper surrenders to Duke Van Parma
1625 Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed German supreme commander
1645 Michael Cardozo becomes 1st Jewish lawyer in Brazil
1652 Dutch establish settlement at Cape Town, South Africa
1655 Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII
1712 Slave revolt (New York, NY)
1724 Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig
1739 English highwayman Dick Turpin hanged in York for murdering an inn-keeper
1788 1st settlement in Ohio, at Marietta
1795 France adopts the metre as the basic measure of length.
1798 The Mississippi Territory is formed from territory ceded by Georgia and South Carolina and is later twice expanded to include disputed territory claimed by both the U.S. and Spain.
1805 Lewis and Clark Expedition: The Corps of Discovery breaks camp among the Mandan tribe and resumes its journey West along the Missouri River.
1805 Premiere of Beethoven's "Eroica" (conducted by himself)
1818 General Andrew Jackson conquers St Marks FL from Seminole Indians
1827 English chemist John Walker invents wooden matches
1829 Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commences translation of the Book of Mormon, with Oliver Cowdery as his scribe.
1831 Dom Pedro abdicates to son, Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil
1860 Grand duke Frederik I liberalizes laws in Bathe
1862 Battle of Shiloh ends - Union Army under General Ulysses S. Grant defeat the Confederates near Shiloh, Tennessee.
1863 Battle of Charleston SC, failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter
1865 Battle of Farmville, VA
1868 Thomas D'Arcy McGee, one of the Canadian Fathers Of Confederation is assassinated by the Irish, in one of the few Canadian political assassinations, the only one at the federal level.
1890 Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal.
1900 US President William McKinley appoints a commission headed by Judge W.H.Taft to extend American civil power in the Philippines
1901 SDAP demands General voting right/abolishing First Chamber
1902 Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms
1906 Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.
1906 The Algeciras Conference gives France and Spain control over Morocco.
1908 H. H. Asquith of the Liberal Party takes office as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
1922 Teapot Dome scandal: United States Secretary of the Interior leases Teapot Dome petroleum reserves in Wyoming.
1923 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney
1923 Workers Party of America (NYC) becomes official communist party
1926 Mussolini's Irish wife breaks his nose
1927 Using phone lines TV is sent from Washington DC to New York NY
1933 Prohibition ends, Utah becomes 38th state to ratify 21st Amendment
1933 University Bridge, Seattle opens for traffic
1933 1st 2 Nazi anti-Jewish laws, bar Jews from legal & public service
1934 In India, Mahatma Gandhi suspends his campaign of civil disobedience
1939 Italy annexes Albania
1940 1st black to appear on US stamp (Booker T Washington)
1941 British Generals O'Connor and Neame captured in North Africa
1942 Heavy German assault on Malta
1943 In Terebovlia, Ukraine, Germans order 1,100 Jews to undress to their underwear and march through the city of Terebovlia to the nearby village of Plebanivka. They were then shot dead and buried in ditches.
1943 LSD - lysergic acid diethylamide - is first synthesised by Albert Hoffman in his Swiss laboratory
1943 Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet for an Axis conference in Salzburg
1943 British/US troops make contact at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia
1943 Lieutenant Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg seriously wounded in allied air raid
1944 General Montgomery speaks to Generals about invasion plan
1945 1st and last assault of German Rammkommando on US bombers
1945 US B-17's bombs range at Lüneburg
1945 US planes intercept Japanese fleet heading for Okinawa on a suicide mission; superbattleship Yamato and four destroyers are sunk
1945 Visoko was liberated by the 7th, 9th and 17th Krajina brigades from the Tenth division of Yugoslav Partisan forces.
1946 Syria's independence from France is officially recognised.
1946 Part of East Prussia incorporated into Russian SFSR
1948 World Health Organization established by UN
1948 Buddhist monastery burns in Shanghai, China, leaving twenty monks dead.
1949 Rogers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater (for 1928 performances)
1951 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1953 1st west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight
1953 Dag Hammarskjöld of Sweden elected 2nd UN General-Secretary
1954 German government refuses to recognize DDR
1954 President Dwight Eisenhower fears "domino-effect" in Indo-China
1956 Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco
1957 21st Golf Masters Championship Doug Ford wins, shooting a 283
1957 Last of New York's electric trolleys completes its final run
1959 Radar 1st bounced off sun, Stanford CA
1959 Oklahoma ends prohibition, after 51 years
1962 Yugoslav ex-president Milovan Djilas returns to jail
1963 Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic
1964 British world motor-racing champion Jim Clark dies in a crash at the Hockenheim circuit in Germany
1966 US recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor (whoops!)
1967 Israeli/Syrian border fights
1968 Pierre Trudeau is elected Prime Minister of Canada
1969 The Internet's symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1.
1971 President Richard Nixon orders Lieutenant Calley (My Lai) free
1971 U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon announces his decision to increase the rate of American troop withdrawals from Vietnam.
1976 Chinese Politburo fires vice-premier Deng Xiaoping
1976 Former British Cabinet Minister John Stonehouse resigns from the Labour Party
1977 German Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light.
1977 Consumer Product Safety Commission bans the flame-retardant chemical "TRIS"
1978 President Jimmy Carter defers production of the neutron bomb
1978 Guttenberg bible sold for $2,000,000 in NYC
1979 Henri La Mothe dives 28' into 12 3/8" of water
1980 Jimmy Carter breaks relations with Iran during hostage crisis
1981 Willem Klein mentally extracts 13th root of a 100-digit number in 29 seconds
1981 Belgium Eyskens government forms
1982 Iran minister of Foreign affairs Ghotbzadeh arrested
1983 STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson 1st STS spacewalk
1983 Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt
1985 Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev declares a moratorium on the deployment of middle-range missiles in Europe.
1987 National Museum of Female Physicians opens in Washington DC
1988 Gerrit John Heijns murderer, arrested
1988 Russia announces it will withdraw its troops from Afghánistán
1988 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1989 New York Supreme Court takes America's Cup away from San Diego Yacht Club for using a catamaran against New Zealand; Appeals court eventually overrules
1989 A Soviet nuclear-powered submarine, carrying nuclear warheads, catches fire and sinks of the coast of Norway killing more than 40 members of the crew
1990 Fire kills 110 on a ferry in Norway, in an unrelated event, 30 die in a ferry flip over in Burma
1990 John Poindexter (National Security Advisor) found guilty on Iran-Contra scandal
1990 Michael Milken pleads innocent to security law violations
1991 Compton Gamma Ray Observatory orbits Earth
1992 Republika Srpska announces its independence.
1994 Massacres of Tutsis begin in Kigali, Rwanda.
1994 Shannen Doherty files for divorce from Ashley Hamilton
1994 Singer Percy Sledge pleads guilty to tax evasion
1994 Vatican acknowledges Holocaust (Nazi's killing Jews) for 1st time
1999 The World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules in favor of the United States in its long-running trade dispute with the European Union over bananas.
2001 Mars Odyssey is launched.
2003 U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.

7th April 2006

Dozens die in Iraq mosque attack

Rush to grab European net names

EU suspends aid to Palestinians

7th April 2007

N Korea fund row 'solution found'

Firebomb attack at Yemen mosque

Seven die in Sri Lanka bus attack

7th April 2008

Protests cut short Olympic relay

Casablanca bomb convicts escape

Princess Diana unlawfully killed

7th April 2009

Obama sees leaders in Iraq visit

Fujimori gets lengthy jail term

Moldova students raid parliament

7th April 2010

40 die in Kyrgyzstan clashes

State of emergency in Bangkok

Police smash organ-trafficking ring

Birthdates which occurred on 7th April :

1506 St Francis Xavier Jesuit missionary to India, Malaya, & Japan
1534 José de Anchieta Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians)
1613 Gerard Dou Dutch painter (Night School)
1622 Louise Hollandine daughter of King Frederik V & Elizabeth Stuart
1629 Juan José of Austria, Spanish General/Governor of Netherlands
1648 Ferdinand van Kessel Flemish painter
1694 Coelestin Praelisauer composer
1699 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer composer
1727 Henri Hardouin composer
1727 Michel Adanson French biologist (Natural History of Sénégal)
1745 Georg Druschetzky composer
1748 Georg Wenzel Ritter composer
1756 Charles Felix King of Sardina (1821-31)
1763 Domenico Dragonetti composer
1768 Karl Theodor Toeschi composer
1770 William Wordsworth England, poet laureate (The Prelude)
1772 F M Charles Fourier French socialist
1775 Francis C Lowell founded 1st raw cotton-to-cloth textile mill
1780 William Ellery Channing US, Unitarian clergyman
1786 William Rufus DeVane King (D) 13th US Vice President (1853)
1801 Henry Eagle Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
1803 Flora Tristan writer
1805 Francis Wilkinson Pickens (Governor-SC, Confederacy), died in 1869
1819 Hubert Leonard composer
1820 György Klapka Hungarian General/MP (Komárom-castle)
1822 Gershom Mott Major General (Union volunteers)
1826 Johann Hermann Berens composer
1841 Alfred Cogniaux Belgian botanicus
1841 Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys painter
1847 J P Jacobsen writer
1851 Otto Adolf Klauwell composer
1858 Adrien H Gerhard Dutch socialist politician (SDAP)
1859 Walter Camp Connecticut, father of American football (Yale)
1860 W K Kellogg a real corn flake
1869 David Grandison Fairchild US, botanist/explorer, brought plants to US
1870 Gustav Landauer German socialist
1870 Joseph Ryeland Belgian composer/Baron
1872 William Monroe Trotter famous African
1878 C M M Hathorn cricketer (South African Test centurion in 1905-06)
1878 Jozef C Bittremieux Flemish theologist (Virgin & Mother of God)
1882 Bert "Dainty" Ironmonger cricketer (belated Australian representative 1928-33)
1882 Kurt von Schleiger German chancellor (12/2/32-1/28/33)
1884 Charles Dodd English new testament authority
1884 Louis H N Bosch van Rosenthal Dutch politician/resistance fighter
1889 Gabriela Mistral Chilean poet (Desolación, Tenderness)/Nobel 1945
1890 Marjory Stoneman Douglas environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades)
1893 Allan W Dulles US diplomat/CIA head 1953-61 (Germany's Underground)
1893 Irene Castle dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
1894 Gerald Brenan English writer
1895 Eduardo Toldra composer
1895 Lewis B Combs naval commander/civil engineer
1896 Benny Leonard lightweight boxing champion (1917-25)
1897 Walter Winchell Harlem New York NY, newscaster/columnist (Untouchables)
1897 Harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud composer
1899 Robert Marcel Casadesus French pianist/composer (Prix Diémer)
19-- Elaine Miles actress (Marilyn-Northern Exposure)
19-- Morris Johnson Jr drag race car driver
19-- Shane rocker (Electric Angels-I Believe, Whiplash)
1900 Tebbs Lloyd Johnson England, 50K walker (Olympics-bronze-1952)
1903 Willi Forst Austrian actor/director (Im weissen Rössl)
1908 Percy Faith conductor (Summer Place)
1908 Le Duan Vietnamese politician
1912 John Adrian Hope politician/businessman
1912 Valère Depauw Flemish writer
1914 Sydney Thompson rock climber
1915 Billie Holiday [Eleanora Fagan] Philadelphia PA, singer (Ain't Nobody's Business)
1915 Henry Kuttner US, sci-fi author (Dark World, As You Were, Startling Worlds of Henry Kuttner)
1917 R G Armstrong Birmingham AL, actor (T.H.E. Cat)
1918 Peanuts Hucko Syracuse NY, dixieland clarinetist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1918 Ronald Howard Norwood England, actor (Naked Edge, Africa-Texas Style)
1918 C B Bertie Clarke cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
1918 Peter Aryans [PCJ Vander] Dutch radio actor (Shoot Out)
1919 Edoardo Mangiarotti Italy, épée (Olympics-gold-1952)
1919 Ralph Flanagan Loraine OH, orchestra leader (Let's Dance)
1920 Ravi Shankar Benares India, sitar player (Sounds of India)
1920 Terence Edward Armstrong polar geographer
1922 Kenneth Howard Peacock composer
1924 Nick Perito Denver CO, orchestra leader (Don Knotts Show, Big Show)
1924 Harry Cordon comic/host (Fred Haché Show)
1924 Ikuma Dan composer
1926 Johannes Rood Dutch immunologist (Eurotransplant)
1928 Alan J Pakula director (All the President's Men, Klute)
1928 James [Scott Bumgarner] Garner Norman OK, actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick)
1928 James White UK, sci-fi author (Star Surgeon, Star Healer)
1930 Andrew Sachs actor (Manuel-Fawlty Towers)
1931 Donald Barthelme Philadelphia PA, writer (Snow White, Sadness)
1931 Daniel Ellsberg whistleblower (Pentagon Papers)/patriot
1932 Louis "Mr Bo" Collins Indianola MS, blues singer (If Trouble Was Money)
1933 Wayne Rogers Birmingham AL, actor (MASH, House Calls, Chiefs)
1934 Ian Richards Edinburgh Scotland, actor (Montgomery-Ike)
1935 Hodding Carter III press secretary (Jimmy Carter)
1935 Bobby Bare Irontown OH, country singer (Detroit City)
1935 Yvonne Fedderson co-founder (Childhelp USA)
1937 [Big] Charlie Thomas New York NY, jazz/rock singer (Drifters)
1938 Freddie Hubbard Indianapolis IN, jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey)
1938 Yvonne Lime Glendale CA, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis)
1938 [Edmund G] Jerry Brown Jr San Francisco CA, (Governor-Democrat-CA, 1975-83)
1939 David Frost Tenderdon England, TV host (That Was the Week That Was)
1939 Donald L Holmquest Dallas TX, astronaut
1939 Francis Ford Coppola Detroit MI, film maker (Godfather, Apocalypse Now, American Graffiti)
1940 Jan Wilhelm Morthenson composer
1940 Patricia Paay Dutch singer (You are not hip)
1942 Edda Barends actress (Arthur & Eva)
1943 Roberta Shore [Schourup] Monterey Park CA, actress/singer (Virginian)
1943 Dennis Amiss cricketer (prolific English batsman)
1943 Mick Abrahams Luton Bedfordshire England, rock guitarist (Jethro Tull-This Was)
1943 Spencer Dryden New York NY, rock drummer (Jefferson Airplane-Go Ask Alice)
1946 Bill Kreutzmann Palo Alto CA, drummer (Grateful Dead, Grass Roots)
1946 Barbara Benary composer
1947 Patricia Bennett US singer (He's So Fine)
1949 John Oates guitarist/vocalist (Hall & Oates-Rich Girl)
1951 Janis Ian [Janis Eddy Fink] New York NY, folk singer (Society's Child, At 17)
1951 John Dittrich Union NJ, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1952 Bruce Gary Burbank CA, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona)
1952 Jane Frederick US pentathlete (Olympics-7th-1976)
1953 Everard Endt US, yachting (Olympics-gold-1952)
1954 Donna White LPGA golfer
1954 Jackie Chan martial art actor (Rumble in the Bronx)
1954 Tony Dorsett NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys, Heisman Trophy)
1955 Andrea Fisher artist
1956 Gail Lee Hirata LPGA golfer
1958 Alexandra Neil Boston MA, actress (Rose-Guiding Light)
1958 Tony Ayre rocker (Adventures-Sea of Love)
1960 Simon Climie rock vocalist/keyboardist (Climie Fisher-Love Changes)
1962 Andy Hampsten Columbus OH, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1962 Bonny Warner Mount Baldy CA, lugist
1962 Hugh Edward Ralph O'Connor actor (In the Heat of the Night)
1964 Helen Wadsworth S Wales, golfer (Curtis Cup 1990)
1964 Joe Durant Pensacola FL, Nike golfer (1992 Boise Open-7th)
1965 Alexander Mronz Cologne Germany, tennis star
1965 Kaushik Amalean cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1986-88)
1966 Teri Ann Linn Honolulu HI, actress (Kristen-Bold & Beautiful)
1967 Steve Wisniewski NFL guard (Oakland Raiders)
1968 Bill Bellamy actor (Fled, How to be a Player, Joey Breaker)
1968 Don[ald] Smith North Tonawanda NY, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
1969 Clark Sheehan Denver CO, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1969 Jeremy Lincoln NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
1969 Peggy Clasen St Paul MN, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
1969 Ricky Bones Salinas Puerto Rico, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankees)
1969 Ricky Watters NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles)
1970 Alexander Karpovtsev Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (New York Rangers)
1970 Kevin Smith NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
1971 Cara Kendra Bernosky Miss Pennsylvania-USA (1997)
1971 Mark Thompson Russellville KY, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1971 Stephen Brimacombe Australian 100 meter/200 meter (Olympics-96)
1971 Victor Kraatz Berlin Germany, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champions-4th)
1972 Greg Clark tight end (San Francisco 49ers)
1972 Joanne Brown Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olympics-bronze-96)
1972 Lovett Purnell wide receiver (New England Patriots)
1972 Malcolm Huckaby NBA guard (Miami Heat)
1972 Shana Williams Bridgeton NJ, long jumper/heptathlete
1974 Anita Maxwell WNBA forward (Cleveland Rockers)
1975 Beverly Peele super model (Elle)
1975 Ronde Barber cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1975 Tiki Barber running back (New York Giants)
1975 Victoria Adams "Posh Spice", Hertfordshire, vocalist (Spice Girls)
1976 Erich Goldmann Dingolfing Germany, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
1978 Siobhan Drake-Brockman Bunbury Australia, tennis star (1994 Port Pirie)


Deaths which occurred on April 7th:
0030 Jesus crucified by Roman troops in Jerusalem (scholars' estimate, according to astronomer Schaefer)
0924 Berengarius I Emperor of Italy, murdered
1444 John Capreolus French theologist (Libri IV), dies at about 50
1498 Charles VIII King of France (1483-98), dies at 27
1524 Philip of Burgundy bishop of Utrecht, dies
1614 El Greco Spanish painter (View of Toledo), dies (birth date unknown)
1719 Jean-Baptiste de la Salle French priest/theory/saint, dies at 67
1766 Tiberius Hemsterhuis Dutch classicist, dies at 81
1767 Franz Sparry composer, dies at 51
1768 Michel Mathieu composer, dies at 78
1778 Johann Balthasar Kehl composer, dies at 52
1783 Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer composer, dies at 71
1789 Abdül-Hamid I 27th sultan of Turkey (1774-89), dies at 64
1789 Peter Camper anatomist/animal scholar, dies at 66
1803 [François Dominique] Toussaint L'Ouverture Haitian revolutionary, dies
1810 Pieter L van de Kasteele Dutch politician/patriot, dies at 61
1833 Antoni Henryk Radziwill Lithuanian/Polish composer, dies at 57
1842 Henrik A Bjerregaard Norwegian writer/poet (Fjeldeventyret), dies at 50
1850 William Lisle Bowles English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87
1858 Anton Diabelli Austria publisher/composer, dies at 76
1862 Sydney Nelson composer, dies at 62
1871 Alexander grandson of English queen Victoria, dies at 1 day old
1871 Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff Austrian Admiral (Helgoland/Lissa), dies at 43
1875 Georg Herwegh writer, dies at 57
1877 Errico Petrella composer, dies at 63
1880 Diederich Krug composer, dies at 58
1881 Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte Corsican MP, dies at 65
1884 Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe Flemish poet (Avondlamp), dies at 80
1891 P[hineas] T Barnum US circus promoter (Barnum & Bailey), dies at 80
1917 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras composer, dies at 53
1932 Erv A Kelley US policeman, shot to death by Pretty Boy Floyd
1933 Jan Erik/Eric Jan Hanussen Berlin astrologist/illusionist, murdered
1934 William Monroe Trotter civil rights activist/journalist, dies on 62nd birthday in Boston
1943 Jovan Ducic Serbian poet (Blue Legends), dies at 72
1950 Walter Huston dies at 66
1955 Theda Bara actress (Camille, Cleopatra, 2 Orphans), dies at 62
1958 Judge Jackson composer, dies at 75
1958 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov composer, dies at 58
1961 Marian Jordan radio comedienne (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 62
1961 Jesus Guridi composer, dies at 74
1961 Yusef Greiss composer, dies at 61
1967 Anne Morrison Chapin dies in West Hollywood
1968 Jim Clark of Scotland, former world driving champion, dies in race car at 32
1970 Josina Machel wife of Mozambique's 1st President Samora Machel, dies
1971 Charles F Pahud de Mortanges (Olympics-gold-1928, 32), dies at 74
1972 "Crazy" Joe Gallo mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party
1972 Abeid Karume Tanzanian sheik/President, murdered
1972 Victor Wong actor (Mission to Moscow, King Kong) dies at 65
1973 Nick Stuart bandleader, dies of cancer at 69
1976 Mary Margaret McBride TV hostess (Mary Margaret McBride), dies at 76
1977 Siegfried Buback German Federal Republic procureur-General, murdered Attorney-General
1978 Ernest Kanitz composer, dies at 83
1979 Bruno Apitz writer, dies at 78
1982 Brenda Benet actress (Track of Thunder), commits suicide by gun at 36
1983 Gavin Gordon television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82
1984 Samuel G Engel screenwriter/poet, dies of heart failure at 79
1984 Frank Church (Senator-Democrat-OH, 1957-81), dies at 59
1987 Maxine Sullivan [Williams] American actress (Going Places), dies at 75
1988 Cesar Bresgen Austrian composer/organist, dies at 74
1989 Tikhon Toropets patriarch of Russian Orthodox/saint, dies at 123(?)
1992 Alix Talton former Miss Georgia, dies of lung cancer at 72
1992 Clovis Ruffin fashion designer (T shirt dress), dies of AIDS at 46
1992 Rick Emery dies after long illness at 39
1993 Max Croiset Dutch actor/dramatist/director (Zeekant), dies at 80
1993 Richard Schmiechen dies of AIDS at 45
1993 S C (Billy) Griffith cricketer (England 1948-49, MCC secretary), dies
1994 Agathe Uwilingiyimana PM of Rwanda, assassinated
1994 Angelus Gottfried "Golo" Mann German/US historian, dies at 85
1994 Arthur Gordon Clough journalist, dies at 59
1994 Evert Hartman Dutch writer (War Without Friends), dies at 56
1994 François de Grossouvre President Mitterrand advisor, suicide at 76
1994 Kurt Cobain grunge rocker (Nirvana), commits suicide by gun at 27
1994 Lee Brilleaux British R&B-singer/guitarist (Stupidity), dies at 41
1995 Philip Vincent Belloc Jebb architect, dies at 68
1996 Ian Spurling ballet designer, dies at 59

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