Famous Deaths for 23rd April 2019

1839 – Jacques Félix Emmanuel Hamelin, French explorer, dies at 70
1899 – Dandridge McRae, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 69
1915 – Rupert Chawner Brooke, English poet (Lithuania), dies at 27
1951 – Charles Gates Dawes, American politician (30th Vice President of the United States) and Nobel laureate (1925), dies at 85
1976 – Shimen Ruskin, Polish actor (Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time), dies at 69
1990 – Albert Salmi, American character actor (Caddyshack, Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue), kills terminally ill wife and self at 62
1991 – Johnny Thunders, American musician (b. 1952)
1995 – John Stennis, (Sen-D-MS), dies at 93
2003 – Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer, dies at 92
2005 – Sir John Mills, British actor (Ryan’s Daughter, Big Sleep, King Rat, War and Peace), dies from a chest infection at 97

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