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1991Graham Greene, Brit writer (3rd Man, Our man in Havana), dies at 86

1882Jesse James, outlaw, shot dead at 34, in St Joseph Mo by Robert Ford

April 3rd Deaths
Date Event
33
Christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington) 
628
Chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son 
963
William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915) 
1287
Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies 
1350
Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295) 
1512
Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies 
1525
Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49 
1581
Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies 
1606
Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon, English politician (b. 1563) 
1680
Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire, India (b. 1630) 
1682
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish painter, dies 
1691
Jean Petitot, Swiss enamel painter (b. 1608) 
1694
Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, buried at 64 
1695
Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58 
1717
Jacques Ozanam, French mathematician (b. 1640) 
1728
James Anderson, Scottish lawyer (b. 1662) 
1769
Gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71 
1792
George Pocock, British admiral (b. 1706) 
1797
Nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66 
1804
Jędrzej Kitowicz, Polish priest (b. 1727/1728) 
1811
Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83 
1822
Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies 
1826
Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies 
1826
Reginald Heber, Lars and the Real Girl 
1827
Ernst Chladni, German physicist (b. 1756) 
1838
Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57 
1849
Juliusz Slowacki, Pol poet (Father of the Plague-Patient), dies at 39 
1849
Juliusz Slowacki, Blanche 
1850
Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75 
1858
Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer, dies at 79 
1862
James Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies 
1868
Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71 
1876
Henriette Davidis, writer, dies 
1882
Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71 
1882
Jesse James, outlaw, shot dead at 34, in St Joseph Mo by Robert Ford 
1882
Jesse James, Jesse James 
1884
Carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59 
1897
Johannes Brahms, German composer/conductor (Hung Dances), dies at 63 
1897
Johannes Brahms, The Truman Show 
1901
Richard D'Oyly Carte, promotor (Gilbert & Sullivan operas), dies 
1909
Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer, dies at 71 
1915
Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (England capt at turn of century), suicide 
1919
Paul Geisler, composer, dies at 62 
1920
Homer Newton Bartlett, composer, dies at 74 
1930
Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (b. 1847) 
1933
Wilson Mizner, One Way Passage 
1934
Marie Haynes, The Pillory 
1935
Roberto Vittiglio, Die Nacht gehört uns 
1935
Ruby Lafayette, Big Bob 
1936
Bruno Hauptmann, convicted Lindbergh baby killer, executed 
1936
Bruno Richard Hauptmann,  
1936
Henri Andréani, La tragique aventure de Robert le Taciturne, duc d'Aquitaine 
1940
Earl Askam, Flash Gordon 
1941
Pal Teleki-von Szek, PM Hungary (1920-21, 39-41), suicide at 61 
1942
Albert Siklos, composer, dies at 63 
1942
Paul Gilson, composer, dies at 76 
1942
J.H. Shewry, Shoulder Arms 
1942
Fritz Holl, So You Don't Know Korff Yet? 
1943
Conrad Veidt, German/US actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary), dies at 50 
1943
Conrad Veidt, Casablanca 
1943
Joe Cunningham, Tom Dick and Harry 
1943
May Evelynne, S.O.S. 
1945
Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Vienna Verbatim), dies at 43 
1946
Masaharu Homma, Lt Gen (responsible for Bataan Death March), executed 
1946
Tom Herbert, Bed of Roses 
1946
Thomas Dixon Jr., The Birth of a Nation 
1946
Albert Russell, Courage of the West 
1948
Virginia Crawford, Blind Date 
1948
Blanche Upright, Pleasure Mad 
1948
Bror Berger, Herr Arnes pengar 
1949
Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89 
1950
Adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70 
1950
Carter G Woodson, American historian (black studies), dies at 74 
1950
Kurt Julian Weill, German composer (Dreigroschenoper), dies at 50 
1950
Kurt Weill, The World's End 
1951
Johannes C Kielstra, Dut economist/gov (Suriname 1933-44), dies at 72 
1951
Leo Sheffield, Valley of the Ghosts 
1952
Tim Moynihan, Maybe It's Love 
1952
Miina Sillanpää, Ensi-Koti 
1952
Charles W. Tyler, The Exquisite Thief 
1953
André-ani, The Wind 
1954
Ernest Vajda, Marie Antoinette 
1954
Mario Corsi, Il solco e la sementa 
1955
Robert Sloane, The Case of the Tight Squeeze 
1956
T Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed 
1956
Cora Macey, The Masked Woman 
1957
Ned Sparks, 42nd Street 
1957
Michael Sherbrooke, The Iron Stair 
1958
Theodor Kramer, writer, dies 
1958
Brandon Evans, Windjammer 
1958
Leona Ball, The Fable of the Toilsome Ascent and the Shining Table Lamp 
1960
Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist, dies at 87 
1961
Leopold Sachse, Interrupted Melody 
1961
Florence Enright, The County Seat 
1962
Benny "Kid" Paret, US welterweight boxer, dies after fight, at 24 
1962
Manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer, dies at 78 
1962
Grigol Kiladze, Arsena 
1962
Ernst Grunfeld, Chess Fever 
1962
Josef Kopta, Guard No. 47 
1963
Donald Jahraus, Quo Vadis 
1964
Frank Burt, Mother Wore Tights 
1965
Ernst Kirchweger, Austrian communist and resistance fighter (born 1897 or 1898) 
1965
Hy Heath, Moonrise Kingdom 
1966
Russel Crouse, US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at 73 
1966
Russel Crouse, The Sound of Music 
1969
Rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara), dies at 65 
1971
Joseph Valachi, US gangster, dies at 66 
1971
Manfred Bonnington Lee, [Ellery Queen], detective writer, dies at 65 
1972
Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80 
1972
Ferde Grofe, US composer (Grand Canyon Suite), dies at 80 
1975
Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Sons & Lovers, Where Eagles Dare), dies at 42 
1976
Maurice Johnstone, composer, dies at 75 
1977
Jack Ryder, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 1394 runs), dies 
1977
Jacques Denoël, Strangers in the House 
1977
Ursula Grabley, Hals- und Beinbruch 
1978
Ray Noble, English bandleader and composer (b. 1903) 
1978
Akaki Vasadze, Samanishvilis dedinatsvali 
1979
Basil Lord, One for the Pot 
1979
Ara Haswell, Disgraced! 
1979
Kenjiro Uemura, The Quiet Duel 
1980
Luella Gear, actress (Joe & Mabel), dies at 82 
1980
Bob Trowbridge, Game 3 
1980
Vítor Mendes, Die Sklavinnen 
1981
Juan Trippe, Airline entrepreneur and pioneer, Pan Am founder (b. 1899) 
1981
Paul Yetter, Captured! 
1982
Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist, dies at 69 
1982
Warren Oates, actor (East of Eden, Stoney Burke), dies at 53 
1982
Werner Röwekamp, Die verschwundenen Lords 
1982
Robert R. Snody, The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair 
1983
Richard Neal, New York Jets vs. Green Bay Packers 
1983
Aleksander Scibor-Rylski, Cien 
1984
James V. King, North by Northwest 
1985
David Aldrich, Escape from Hell Island 
1985
Oreco, O Preço da Vitória 
1985
Frazier Thomas, Family Classics 
1986
Peter Pears, English tenor (Death in Venice), dies at 75 
1986
Djordje Karaklajic, Put oko sveta 
1986
Alfred Bütow, No Way Back 
1986
Peter Pears, Distant Voices, Still Lives 
1986
John Healy, The Dark Wave 
1986
Mary C. McCall Jr., A Midsummer Night's Dream 
1987
Tom Sestak, American football player (b. 1936) 
1987
Robert Dalban, Diabolique 
1987
Anne Grey, Number 17 
1988
Milton A Caniff, US cartoonist (Terry & the Pirates), dies at 81 
1988
Milton Caniff, Operation Big Thunder 
1988
Jaroslav Vozáb, Shortcuts 
1988
Adam Raczkowski, Zamach stanu 
1989
Norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79 
1989
Arthur Alexander, I Accuse My Parents 
1989
Jimmy Strand, Block Busters 
1989
Norman Wooland, The Guns of Navarone 
1989
Phyllis Fine, Pop Goes the Easel 
1989
Lou Appet, Josie and the Pussycats 
1990
Katharine Balfour, actress (Love Story), dies of ALS at 69 
1990
Sarah Vaughn, jazz singer, dies of lung cancer at 66 
1990
Sarah Vaughan, The Adjustment Bureau 
1990
Clair Huffaker, The War Wagon 
1990
Sloan Nibley, Carson City 
1990
Mario Pomilio, Il commissionario 
1990
Katharine Balfour, Love Story 
1991
Graham Greene, Brit writer (3rd Man, Our man in Havana), dies at 86 
1991
Loolee DeLeon, Apocalypse Now 
1991
Alice Means Reeve, Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore 
1991
Bernard Ponedel, The Manchurian Candidate 
1991
Robert Veyron-Lacroix, Episode dated 27 May 1960 
1991
Charles Goren, Championship Bridge with Charles Goren 
1991
Graham Greene, The Third Man 
1992
Lloyd "Slim" Andrews, actor (Buf Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies 
1992
Margaret Barker, actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83 
1992
Mary Osborne, Episode #1.19 
1992
Otto Loewe, Der Musterknabe 
1992
Juan García Hortelano, Nuevas amistades 
1992
Karl Tunberg, Ben-Hur 
1992
Arthur Hecht, Africa Screams 
1992
Margaret Barker, Another World 
1992
Slim Andrews, Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory 
1992
Roy Garrett, Heatstroke 
1993
Alexander Mnouchkine, French movie producer (Professional), dies at 83 
1993
Dieter Plage, German wildlife filmmaker, dies at 57 
1993
Eduardo Cabellero Calderon, Colombian writer/diplomat, dies at 83 
1993
Pinky Lee, kiddie host (Pinky Lee Show), dies of heart attack at 85 
1993
Louie Schmitt, Bambi 
1993
Eugenie Leontovich, Homicidal 
1993
Dieter Plage, Death of a Zebra 
1993
Alexandre Mnouchkine, The Name of the Rose 
1993
Helen Levitt, The Man in the Mask 
1993
Pinky Lee, Lady of Burlesque 
1994
Betty Furness, actress/news consumer reporter (WNBC), dies at 78 
1994
Frank G Wells, US director (Walt Disney), dies at 62 
1994
Jerome Lejeune, French geneticist (Syndrome of Down), dies at 67 
1994
Pat Harper, NYC news anchor (WPIX, WNBC), dies 
1994
Tom Hamilton, The Army-Navy Football Game of November 30, 1946 
1994
Beverly Johnson, The Endless Summer 2 
1994
Veikko Laakso, Hornankoski 
1995
David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer, dies at 86 
1995
Harvey Pennick, golfer/teacher, dies at 89 
1995
Ilsemarie Schnering, Die Schwiegereltern kommen 
1995
Ione Kettle, Riders of the Whistling Pines 
1995
F. Vivian Dunn, Thunderbirds Are GO 
1995
Gracita Morales, Crónica de nueve meses 
1995
Csilla Herczeg, Barackvirág 
1995
Vera Szemere, Men and Banners 
1995
Neva Peoples, The Duke Is Tops 
1996
Carl Stokes, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Cleve), dies 
1996
Christopher John Seward, aid worker, dies at 45 
1996
Ron Brown, sec of Comerce, dies in an accident 
1996
Ronald Harmon Brown, politician, dies at 54 
1996
Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, bluesman, dies at 59 
1996
Ron Brown, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (b. 1941) 
1996
Carl Stokes, Episode #3.87 
1996
Herk Harvey, Carnival of Souls 
1997
Judy Flannery, master triathelete, killed by a car at 56 
1998
Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (b. 1900) 
1998
Charles Lang, Some Like It Hot 
1998
Rolf Olsen, Das kann doch unsren Willi nicht erschüttern 
1998
Skip Fickling, The Swingin' Mrs. Jones 
1998
Wolf Vostell, Sun in Your Head 
1999
Lionel Bart, English pop music composer and writer, dies of liver cancer at 68 
1999
Kay Wright, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 
1999
Evelyn Lambart, Begone Dull Care 
1999
Helen Aberson, Dumbo 
1999
Harry Young, Mean Streets 
1999
Howard R. Cohen, Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer 
1999
John Robinson, The Big Will 
1999
Lionel Bart, Ice Age: The Meltdown 
2000
Terence McKenna, American writer and philosopher (b. 1946) 
2000
Jean Dominique, The Agronomist 
2000
Terence McKenna, The Alchemical Dream: Rebirth of the Great Work 
2000
Arne Aas, Det går alltid et tog 
2001
Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, British newspaper proprietor and journalist 
2001
Butch Moore, '71 
2001
Ron Phipps, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 
2002
Fad Gadget, English singer and musician (b. 1956) 
2002
Mira Gavrilovic, Ciguli Miguli 
2002
Roy Huggins, The Fugitive 
2002
Lacy Pennybacker, Xscape 
2002
Heinz Drache, Der Zinker 
2002
Frank Tovey, Fad Gadget by Frank Tovey 
2002
Bobby Manogoff, Alias the Champ 
2003
Michael Kelly, American journalist (b. 1957) 
2003
Eleanor Lamb, Where the Red Fern Grows 
2003
Henri Lambert, Circus Angel 
2004
Phillip Rock, The Extraordinary Seaman 
2004
Philip Rock, The Mask of Dimitrios 
2004
H. Gordon Boos, Platoon 
2004
C.J. Dougherty, The Strike Zone 
2004
Margareta 'Marjo' Bergman, Barbacka 
2004
Nikita Bogoslovsky, Bootleggers 
2004
Gabriella Ferri, Soul Kitchen 
2004
Eduard Linkers, The Marquise of O 
2004
Jolanta Skubniewska, Rekord swiata 
2004
Kauko Väyrynen, Kihlaus 
2004
Bibi Vogel, A Morte transparente 
2005
Tony Croatto, Italian singer (b. 1940) 
2005
Jef Eygel, Belgian basketball player (b. 1933) 
2005
Régis Cardoso, Os Gigantes 
2005
Ethel Mårtensson, Skåningar 
2005
Tony Croatto, Dios los cría 2 
2006
Vitali Rosstalnoy, The Truce 
2006
Doug Coombs, Fantastic Four 
2006
Frédérique Huydts, Het einde van het begin 
2006
Genzo Murakami, Sasaki Kojiro 
2006
Joseph Bernard, Judgment at Nuremberg 
2006
Marshall Goldberg, Episode #12.6 
2006
Slobodan Sembera, Djavolji raj 
2006
Géza Balkay, Citizen X 
2007
Marion Eames, Welsh novelist (b. 1921) 
2007
Eddie Robinson, American football coach (b. 1919) 
2007
Nina Wang, Asia's richest woman (b. 1937) 
2007
Terry Tooley,  
2007
Burt Topper, The Hard Ride 
2007
Walter Nicks, A Time for Laughter: A Look at Negro Humor in America 
2007
Neal Shine, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers 
2007
Eddie Robinson, Super Bowl XXXII 
2007
Thomas Hal Phillips, The Brain Machine 
2007
Zoltán Pongrácz, Negyedíziglen 
2008
Hrvoje Ćustić, Croatian football player (b. 1983) 
2008
Vladimir Preclik, Martyrs of Love 
2008
Lucile Barnes, Father of the Bride 
2008
Bevin Fagin, Buskers Odyssey 
2008
Frosty Freeze, Style Wars 
2009
Howard Porter, Hair 
2009
Nikos Antonakos, Farther Right Than the Right 
2009
Irena Malarczyk-Kalita, Glód serca 
2009
Thomas Braden, Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion 
2009
Glenn Charles, There's Something About a Soldier 
2009
Elsie Albiin, Terror Street 
2009
Tom Smith, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 
2009
Jerome Waldie, The Candidate 
2009
Márcio Moreira Alves, O Sol - Caminhando Contra o Vento 
2009
Eva Evdokimova, Europa und der zweite Apfel 
2009
Victor Millan, Scarface 
2010
Eugene Terre'Blanche, The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife 
2010
Craig Noel, Rivals 
2010
Maurizio Mosca, Quelli che... lo smoking 
2010
Ivan Balsamadzhiev, Chovek v kosmosa 
2010
Bill Mullikin, Hell Is for Heroes 
2010
Irving Oshman, The Afterglow: A Tribute to Robert Frost 
2010
Dusan Radic, The Long Ships 
2010
Josef Konícek, Daisies 
2010
Buza Ferraz, Elvis & Madona 
2011
Jackie Söderman, I väntan på Godot 
2011
Donna Lee, The Body Snatcher 
2011
Elizaveta Solodova, Cold Summer of 1953 
2011
Kevin Jarre, The Mummy 
2011
Andrzej Butruk, Calls Controlled 
2011
Jill Van Ness, Here Come the Monkees 
2012
Richard Descoings, Episode dated 16 February 2009 
2012
Marc Liebens, Le sphinx 
2012
Raymond Jean, La lectrice 
2012
Kurt Stenzel, Mogadischu - Die Dokumentation 
2012
Bobbie Quillan, Swiss Family Robinson 
2012
Nicholas King, Joy Ride 
2012
Jaana Järvinen, Haaveiden kehä 
2012
David Polonsky, Valley of Vengeance 
2012
Antonio Mingote, Unmarried and Mother in Life 
2012
Heinz Ostermann, Lauras Weihnachtsstern 
2012
Eduardo Luis Duhalde, Yo Presidente 
2012
Chief Jay Strongbow, Micki + Maude 
2012
Ralph Ferraro, The Mask 
2013
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born British and American novelist and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary failure at 85 
2013
George Gladir, Sabrina's Secret Life 
2013
Mariví Bilbao, One Too Many 
2013
Mark Gorelik, Otchiy dom 
2013
Jean Sincere, The Incredibles 
2013
Rolf Michaelis, Stienz 
2013
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, The Remains of the Day 
2013
Basil Copper, Cool Air/Camera Obscura/Quoth the Raven 
2014
Freda Kida, American cartoonist, dies at 93 
2014
Tommy Lynn Sells, Cold-Blooded Killers 
2014
Prinz Michael von Preussen, Episode #6.1 
2014
Valerio Isidori, The Name of the Rose 
2014
Akira Endo, Baryshnikov: Live at Wolf Trap 
2014
Régine Deforges, The Blue Bicycle 
2014
Lawrence Hamilton, We Shall Not Be Moved 
2014
Paul Salamunovich, The Devil's Advocate 
2014
Arthur Smith, Zombieland 
2015
Kayahan Acar, Episode dated 13 April 2007 
2015
Andrew Porter, Intermezzo 
2015
Vivian Nathan, Klute 
2015
Mathias Gnädinger, Downfall 
2015
Jerry Young, Shogun 
2015
Michael Birkett, The Innocents 
2015
Chris Plumridge, Gauntlet 
2015
Charlie Sumner,  
2015
Bedrich Setena, Pan Tau a samá voda 
2015
Traute Foresti, Die drei Väter der Romy Schröder 
2015
Mpok Nori, Get Married 2 
2015
Robert Rietty, The Omen 
2015
Terdell Middleton, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers 
2015
Sarah Brady, The Shooting of Ronald Reagan 
2016
Cesare Maldini, legendary Milan defender and former coach of Italy, dies aged 84 
2016
Jazz star Gato Barbieri dies aged 83 
2018
Winnie Mandela, former wife of Nelson Mandela, dies at 81 
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