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April 4th

187 Notable deaths

Martin Luther King Jr.

American civil-rights activist and leader (1929–1968).

Born January 15th, 1929 in Atlanta. [ref]

Died April 4th, 1968 at 39 years old in Memphis (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Roger Ebert

American film critic, author (1942–2013).

Born June 18th, 1942 in Urbana.

Died April 4th, 2013 at 70 years old in Chicago (thyroid cancer). [ref]

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto

Fourth president and ninth prime minister of pakistan (1928-1979).

Born January 5th, 1928 in Larkana. [ref]

Died April 4th, 1979 at 51 years old in Rawalpindi (hanging). [ref]

Gloria Swanson

American actress (1899-1983).

Born March 27th, 1899 in Chicago.

Died April 4th, 1983 at 84 years old in Weill Cornell Medical Center (heart failure). [ref]

Kenny Everett

British comedian and broadcaster (1944-1995).

Born December 25th, 1944 in Seaforth.

Died April 4th, 1995 at 50 years old in London (death from AIDS-related complications).

Ray Wilkins

English footballer and manager (1956-2018).

Born September 14th, 1956 in Hillingdon.

Died April 4th, 2018 at 61 years old in St George's Hospital (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Manilal Gandhi

Indian activist.

Born October 28th, 1892 in Rajkot.

Died April 4th, 1956 at 63 years old in South Africa (thrombosis).

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

American politician (1908-1972).

Born November 29th, 1908 in New Haven. [ref]

Died April 4th, 1972 at 63 years old in Miami. [ref]

Edgar Buchanan

Actor (1903-1979).

Born March 20th, 1903 in Humansville. [ref]

Died April 4th, 1979 at 76 years old in Palm Desert (stroke). [ref]

Carol II of Romania

King of romania.

Born October 15th, 1893 in Sinaia.

Died April 4th, 1953 at 59 years old in Estoril (myocardial infarction).

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