Famous Deaths for 28th April 2019

1498 – Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician
1816 – Johann Heinrich Abicht, German philosopher (b. 1862)
1881 – Robert W Ollinger, American warden and the last victim of Billy the Kid, dies
1925 – Louis Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare), dies at 82
1945 – Hans Bloesch, writer, dies
1983 – Ron James, cricketer (NSW’s Sheffield Shield capt 1949-50), dies
1992 – Iceberg Slim (a.k.a. Robert Beck), African-American writer, dies at 73
1999 – Arthur Leonard Schawlow, American physicist who shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics for his pioneering work with lasers, dies of leukemia at 77
2007 – Tommy Newsom, American saxophonist and bandleader (Tonight Show), dies at 78
2011 – William Campbell, American actor (Jerry-Cannonball, Luke-Dynasty), dies at 87

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