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16th of April 0073 EVENT Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt.
16th of April 1346 EVENT The Serbian Empire is proclaimed in Skopje by Dusan Silni, occupying much of the Balkans.
16th of April 1521 EVENT Martin Luther's first appearance before the Diet of Worms to be examined by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and the other estates of the empire.
16th of April 1582 EVENT Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina.
16th of April 1746 EVENT The Battle of Culloden is fought between the French-supported Jacobites and the British Hanoverian forces commanded by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland.
16th of April 1780 EVENT The University of Munster in Munster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is founded.
16th of April 1799 EVENT Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Mount Tabor : Napoleon drives Ottoman Turks across the River Jordan near Acre.
16th of April 1818 EVENT The United States Senate ratified the Rush-Bagot Treaty, establishing the border with Canada.
16th of April 1847 EVENT The accidental shooting of a Maori by an English sailor results in the opening of the Wanganui Campaign of the New Zealand land wars.
16th of April 1853 EVENT The first passenger rail opens in India, from Bori Bunder, Bombay to Thane.
16th of April 1858 EVENT The Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up.
16th of April 1862 EVENT American Civil War: A bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia becomes law.
16th of April 1862 EVENT American Civil War: The Battle at Lee's Mills in Virginia.
16th of April 1863 EVENT American Civil War: The Siege of Vicksburg : ships led by Union Admiral David Dixon Porter move through heavy Confederate artillery fire on approach to Vicksburg, Mississippi.
16th of April 1881 EVENT In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle.
16th of April 1908 EVENT Natural Bridges National Monument is established in Utah.
16th of April 1912 EVENT Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel.
16th of April 1917 EVENT Lenin returns to Petrograd from exile in Switzerland.
16th of April 1919 EVENT Polish : Soviet War: The Polish army launches the Vilna offensive to capture Vilnius in modern Lithuania.
16th of April 1919 EVENT Gandhi organizes a day of "prayer and fasting" in response to the killing of Indian protesters in the Amritsar Massacre by the British.
16th of April 1922 EVENT The Treaty of Rapallo, pursuant to which Germany and the Soviet Union re-establish diplomatic relations, is signed.
16th of April 1925 EVENT During the Communist St Nedelya Church assault in Sofia, 150 are killed and 500 are wounded.
16th of April 1941 EVENT Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians throws the only Opening Day no-hitter in the history of Major League Baseball, beating the Chicago White Sox 1-0.
16th of April 1941 EVENT World War II: The Italian convoy Duisburg, directed to Tunisia, is attacked and destroyed by British ships.
16th of April 1944 EVENT Allied forces started bombing of Belgrade, killing about 1,100 people. This bombing fell on the Orthodox Christian Easter.
16th of April 1945 EVENT The Red Army begins the final assault on German forces around Berlin, with nearly one million troops fighting in the Battle of the Seelow Heights.
16th of April 1945 EVENT The United States Army liberates Nazi Sonderlager (high security) prisoner-of-war camp Oflag IV-C (better known as Colditz).
16th of April 1945 EVENT More than 7,000 die when the German refugee ship Goya is sunk by a Soviet submarine torpedo.
16th of April 1947 EVENT Texas City Disaster: An explosion on board a freighter in port causes the city of Texas City, Texas, to catch fire, killing almost 600.
16th of April 1947 EVENT Bernard Baruch coins the term "Cold War" to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.
16th of April 1953 EVENT Queen Elizabeth II launches the Royal Yacht HMY Britannia.
16th of April 1962 EVENT Walter Cronkite takes over as the lead news anchor of the CBS Evening News, during which time he would become "the most trusted man in America".
16th of April 1963 EVENT Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. pens his Letter from Birmingham Jail while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation.
16th of April 1972 EVENT Apollo program: The launch of Apollo 16 from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
16th of April 1990 EVENT The "Doctor of Death", Jack Kevorkian, participates in his first assisted suicide.
16th of April 1992 EVENT The Katina P. runs aground off of Maputo, Mozambique and 60,000 tons of crude oil spill into the ocean.
16th of April 2001 EVENT India and Bangladesh begin a five-day border conflict, but are unable to resolve the disputes about their border.
16th of April 2003 EVENT The Treaty of Accession is signed in Athens admitting 10 new member states to the European Union.
16th of April 2007 EVENT Virginia Tech massacre: The deadliest spree killing in modern American history. Seung-Hui Cho, kills 32 and injures 23 before committing suicide.
16th of April 2007 EVENT President of Cote d'Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo declares the First Ivorian Civil War to be over.
16th of April 0778 BIRTHDAY King Louis the Pious (d. 840)
16th of April 1319 BIRTHDAY King John II of France (d. 1364)
16th of April 1495 BIRTHDAY Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)
16th of April 1646 BIRTHDAY Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708)
16th of April 1660 BIRTHDAY Sir Hans Sloane, British collector and physician (d. 1753)
16th of April 1661 BIRTHDAY Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman (d. 1715)
16th of April 1682 BIRTHDAY John Hadley, British inventor (d. 1744)
16th of April 1693 BIRTHDAY Anne Sophie Reventlow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1743)
16th of April 1728 BIRTHDAY Joseph Black, Scottish chemist (d. 1799)
16th of April 1730 BIRTHDAY Henry Clinton, British general (d. 1795)
16th of April 1755 BIRTHDAY Louise Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun, French painter (d. 1842)
16th of April 1800 BIRTHDAY George Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan, British soldier (d. 1888)
16th of April 1821 BIRTHDAY Ford Madox Brown, English painter (d. 1893)
16th of April 1823 BIRTHDAY Gotthold Eisenstein, German mathematician (d. 1852)
16th of April 1827 BIRTHDAY Octave Cremazie, Canadian poet (d. 1879)
16th of April 1844 BIRTHDAY Anatole France, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1924)
16th of April 1847 BIRTHDAY Hans Auer, Swiss architect (d. 1906)
16th of April 1848 BIRTHDAY Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian social reformer (d. 1919)
16th of April 1859 BIRTHDAY Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, Welsh socialite (d. 1924)
16th of April 1865 BIRTHDAY Henry George Chauvel, Australian general (d. 1945)
16th of April 1866 BIRTHDAY Jose de Diego, Puerto Rican statesman and journalist (d. 1918)
16th of April 1867 BIRTHDAY Wilbur Wright, American aviation pioneer (d. 1912)
16th of April 1871 BIRTHDAY John Millington Synge, Irish writer (d. 1909)
16th of April 1878 BIRTHDAY Tip Foster, English cricketer (d. 1914)
16th of April 1886 BIRTHDAY Ernst Thalmann, German politician (d. 1944)
16th of April 1889 BIRTHDAY Charlie Chaplin, English actor and filmmaker (d. 1977)
16th of April 1890 BIRTHDAY Michalis Dorizas, Greek javelin thrower, Olympic medal winner (d. 1957)
16th of April 1895 BIRTHDAY Robert Dean Frisbie, American writer (d. 1948)
16th of April 1896 BIRTHDAY Pat Clayton, British surveyor and explorer (d. 1962)
16th of April 1896 BIRTHDAY Tristan Tzara, Romanian poet and essayist (d. 1963)
16th of April 1899 BIRTHDAY Osman Achmatowicz, Polish chemist (d. 1988)
16th of April 1904 BIRTHDAY Fifi D'Orsay, Canadian actress (d. 1983)
16th of April 1905 BIRTHDAY Frits Philips, Dutch businessman (d. 2005)
16th of April 1907 BIRTHDAY Joseph-Armand Bombardier, Canadian inventor and businessman (d. 1964)
16th of April 1907 BIRTHDAY August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal (d. 1947)
16th of April 1910 BIRTHDAY Berton Roueche, American medical writer (d. 1994)
16th of April 1912 BIRTHDAY Garth Williams, American illustrator (d. 1996)
16th of April 1912 BIRTHDAY Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (d. 1997)
16th of April 1915 BIRTHDAY Joan Alexander, American actress (d. 2009)
16th of April 1915 BIRTHDAY Gerard McLarnon, Irish playwright (d. 1997)
16th of April 1917 BIRTHDAY Barry Nelson, American actor (d. 2007)
16th of April 1918 BIRTHDAY Spike Milligan, Irish comedian (d. 2002)
16th of April 1918 BIRTHDAY Dick Gibson, British racing driver
16th of April 1919 BIRTHDAY Merce Cunningham, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2009)
16th of April 1919 BIRTHDAY Tom Willmore, English geometer (d. 2005)
16th of April 1921 BIRTHDAY Peter Ustinov, English actor (d. 2004)
16th of April 1922 BIRTHDAY Kingsley Amis, English author (d. 1995)
16th of April 1922 BIRTHDAY Pat Peppler, American pro football coach and executive
16th of April 1924 BIRTHDAY Sir John Harvey-Jones, British industrialist (d. 2008)
16th of April 1924 BIRTHDAY Rudy Pompilli, American musician (Bill Haley & His Comets) (d. 1976)
16th of April 1924 BIRTHDAY Henry Mancini, American composer (d. 1994)
16th of April 1927 BIRTHDAY Pope Benedict XVI
16th of April 1927 BIRTHDAY Edie Adams, American actress (d. 2008)
16th of April 1927 BIRTHDAY Peter Mark Richman, American actor
16th of April 1928 BIRTHDAY Dick "Night Train" Lane, American football player (d. 2002)
16th of April 1929 BIRTHDAY Roy Hamilton, American singer (d. 1969)
16th of April 1929 BIRTHDAY Ed Townsend, American singer and songwriter (d. 2003)
16th of April 1930 BIRTHDAY Herbie Mann, American jazz flute player (d. 2003)
16th of April 1933 BIRTHDAY Joan Bakewell, British broadcaster
16th of April 1935 BIRTHDAY Sarah Kirsch, German poet
16th of April 1935 BIRTHDAY Bobby Vinton, American singer
16th of April 1937 BIRTHDAY George "The Animal" Steele, American professional wrestler
16th of April 1938 BIRTHDAY Gordon Wilson, Scottish politician
16th of April 1938 BIRTHDAY Rich Rollins, American baseball player
16th of April 1939 BIRTHDAY Dusty Springfield, English singer (d. 1999)
16th of April 1939 BIRTHDAY Boris Dvornik, Croatian actor (d. 2008)
16th of April 1940 BIRTHDAY Margrethe II of Denmark
16th of April 1940 BIRTHDAY Benoit Bouchard, Canadian politician
16th of April 1942 BIRTHDAY Sir Frank Williams, English Formula One constructor and team principal
16th of April 1942 BIRTHDAY Jim Lonborg, American baseball player
16th of April 1943 BIRTHDAY Ruth Madoc, British actress
16th of April 1943 BIRTHDAY Dave Peverett, English musician (Foghat, Savoy Brown) (d. 2000)
16th of April 1944 BIRTHDAY Richard Bradshaw British opera conductor
16th of April 1945 BIRTHDAY Tom Allen, American politician
16th of April 1946 BIRTHDAY Margot Adler, American journalist
16th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Gerry Rafferty, British musician and songwriter (d. 2011)
16th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American basketball player
16th of April 1948 BIRTHDAY Lynne Franks, British public relations consultant
16th of April 1949 BIRTHDAY Melody Patterson, American actress
16th of April 1950 BIRTHDAY David Graf, American actor (d. 2001)
16th of April 1951 BIRTHDAY Ioan Mihai Cochinescu, Romanian writer and photographer
16th of April 1951 BIRTHDAY Bjorgvin Halldorsson, Icelandic singer
16th of April 1951 BIRTHDAY Mordechai Ben David, American Yiddish singer
16th of April 1952 BIRTHDAY Bill Belichick, American football coach
16th of April 1952 BIRTHDAY Michel Blanc, French actor
16th of April 1952 BIRTHDAY Billy West, American voice actor
16th of April 1953 BIRTHDAY Peter Garrett, Australian singer (Midnight Oil)
16th of April 1953 BIRTHDAY J. Neil Schulman, American writer
16th of April 1954 BIRTHDAY John Bowe, Australian racing driver
16th of April 1954 BIRTHDAY Ellen Barkin, American actress
16th of April 1955 BIRTHDAY Bruce Bochy, American baseball player and manager
16th of April 1955 BIRTHDAY Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
16th of April 1956 BIRTHDAY Lise-Marie Morerod, Swiss skier
16th of April 1956 BIRTHDAY David McDowell Brown, American astronaut (d. 2003)
16th of April 1959 BIRTHDAY Scott McKinsey, American television director
16th of April 1959 BIRTHDAY Alison Ramsay, Scottish field hockey player
16th of April 1959 BIRTHDAY Robert Casilla, American artist and illustrator
16th of April 1960 BIRTHDAY Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician (d. 2007)
16th of April 1960 BIRTHDAY Rafael Benitez, Spanish football manager
16th of April 1960 BIRTHDAY Pierre Littbarski, German footballer
16th of April 1961 BIRTHDAY Doris Dragovic, Croatian singer
16th of April 1962 BIRTHDAY Ian MacKaye, American musician, (Fugazi and Minor Threat)
16th of April 1963 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Osmond, American pop singer (The Osmonds)
16th of April 1963 BIRTHDAY Saleem Malik, Pakistani cricketer
16th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY Dave Pirner, American rock singer (Soul Asylum)
16th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY David Kohan, American television producer
16th of April 1965 BIRTHDAY Martin Lawrence, American actor
16th of April 1965 BIRTHDAY Jon Cryer, American actor
16th of April 1965 BIRTHDAY Michael Wong Man Tak, Hong Kong actor and director
16th of April 1968 BIRTHDAY Vickie Guerrero, American professional wrestling personality
16th of April 1969 BIRTHDAY Patrik Jarbyn, Swedish alpine ski racer
16th of April 1969 BIRTHDAY Fernando Vina, American baseball player
16th of April 1970 BIRTHDAY Dero Goi, German musician
16th of April 1970 BIRTHDAY Walt Williams, American basketball player
16th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Max Beesley, English musician and actor
16th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Selena, American Tejano singer (d. 1995)
16th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Seigo Yamamoto, Japanese racing driver
16th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Moses Chan, Hong Kong actor
16th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Peter Billingsley, American actor
16th of April 1972 BIRTHDAY Ed Byrne, British comedian
16th of April 1972 BIRTHDAY Conchita Martinez, Spanish tennis player
16th of April 1973 BIRTHDAY Bonnie Pink, Japanese singer
16th of April 1973 BIRTHDAY Akon, American singer and song writer
16th of April 1974 BIRTHDAY Xu Jinglei, Chinese actress, singer and director
16th of April 1974 BIRTHDAY Valarie Rae Miller, American actress
16th of April 1974 BIRTHDAY Mat Devine, American singer (Kill Hannah)
16th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Sean Maher, American actor
16th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Keon Clark, American basketball player
16th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Nick Pickard, British actor
16th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Kelli O'Hara, American singer/actress
16th of April 1976 BIRTHDAY Lukas Haas, American actor
16th of April 1976 BIRTHDAY Dan Kellner, American fencer
16th of April 1976 BIRTHDAY Shu Qi, Taiwanese actress
16th of April 1977 BIRTHDAY Fredrik Ljungberg, Swedish footballer
16th of April 1977 BIRTHDAY Alek Wek, Sudanese supermodel
16th of April 1978 BIRTHDAY Lara Dutta, Indian actress
16th of April 1978 BIRTHDAY Matthew Lloyd, Australian rules footballer
16th of April 1979 BIRTHDAY Christijan Albers, Dutch Formula One driver
16th of April 1979 BIRTHDAY Sixto Peralta, Argentine footballer
16th of April 1979 BIRTHDAY Sean Costello, American blues musician (d. 2008)
16th of April 1980 BIRTHDAY Paul London, American professional wrestler
16th of April 1981 BIRTHDAY Anestis Agritis, Greek footballer
16th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Barry Jones, Scottish magician
16th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Boris Diaw, French basketball player
16th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Vilma, American football player
16th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Gina Carano, American Mixed Martial Arts fighter
16th of April 1983 BIRTHDAY Marie Digby, American singer
16th of April 1983 BIRTHDAY Cat Osterman, American softball pitcher
16th of April 1983 BIRTHDAY George Patis, Greek badminton player
16th of April 1984 BIRTHDAY Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, American author
16th of April 1984 BIRTHDAY Noah Fleiss, American actor
16th of April 1984 BIRTHDAY Tucker Fredricks, American speed skater
16th of April 1985 BIRTHDAY Mark Baker, Welsh author and historian
16th of April 1985 BIRTHDAY Luol Deng, British-Sudanese basketball player
16th of April 1985 BIRTHDAY Brendon Leonard, New Zealand rugby player
16th of April 1985 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Rojas, Argentine actor and singer
16th of April 1986 BIRTHDAY Peter Regin, Danish ice hockey player
16th of April 1986 BIRTHDAY Paul di Resta, British racing driver
16th of April 1987 BIRTHDAY Aaron Lennon, English footballer
16th of April 1990 BIRTHDAY Lily Loveless, British actress
16th of April 1990 BIRTHDAY Evangelos Mantzaris, Greek basketball player
16th of April 1990 BIRTHDAY Lorraine Nicholson, American actress
16th of April 1992 BIRTHDAY Prince Sebastien of Luxembourg
16th of April 1993 BIRTHDAY Mirai Nagasu, American figure skater
16th of April 1994 BIRTHDAY Liliana Mumy, American actress
16th of April 2003 BIRTHDAY Alina Foley, American actress
16th of April 2008 BIRTHDAY Princess Eleonore of Belgium
16th of April 0069 DEATH Marcus Salvius Otho, Roman Emperor (Born 32)
16th of April 0665 DEATH Fructuosus of Braga
16th of April 0744 DEATH al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph
16th of April 0924 DEATH Berengar of Friuli, King of Italy
16th of April 1113 DEATH Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Russian prince (Born 1050)
16th of April 1118 DEATH Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily
16th of April 1198 DEATH Duke Frederick I of Austria
16th of April 1645 DEATH Tobias Hume, English composer
16th of April 1687 DEATH George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English statesman (Born 1628)
16th of April 1689 DEATH Aphra Behn, English dramatist (Born 1640)
16th of April 1783 DEATH Christian Mayer, Czech astronomer (Born 1719)
16th of April 1788 DEATH Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, French naturalist (Born 1707)
16th of April 1828 DEATH Francisco Goya, Spanish painter (Born 1746)
16th of April 1846 DEATH Domenico Dragonetti, Italian composer (Born 1763)
16th of April 1850 DEATH Marie Tussaud, founder of the Madame Tussauds wax museum (Born 1761)
16th of April 1859 DEATH Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian (Born 1805)
16th of April 1879 DEATH Bernadette Soubirous, Saint of the Roman Catholic Church and visionary of Lourdes, France during 1858 (Born 1844)
16th of April 1888 DEATH Zygmunt Florenty Wroblewski, Polish physicist (Born 1845)
16th of April 1899 DEATH Emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (Born 1875)
16th of April 1904 DEATH Maximilian Kronberger, German poet (Born 1888)
16th of April 1904 DEATH Samuel Smiles, Scottish writer and reformer (Born 1812)
16th of April 1914 DEATH George William Hill, American astronomer (Born 1838)
16th of April 1915 DEATH Nelson W. Aldrich, American politician (Born 1841)
16th of April 1928 DEATH Henry Birks, Canadian businessman, founder of Henri Birks and Sons (Born 1840)
16th of April 1930 DEATH Jose Carlos Mariategui, Peruvian journalist, political philosopher and activist (Born 1894)
16th of April 1938 DEATH Steve Bloomer, English footballer (Born 1874)
16th of April 1946 DEATH Arthur Chevrolet, Swiss-born race car driver and automobile designer (Born 1884)
16th of April 1947 DEATH Rudolf Hoss, commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp (Born 1900)
16th of April 1955 DEATH David Kirkwood, Scottish labor leader (Born 1872)
16th of April 1958 DEATH Rosalind Franklin, British chemist (Born 1920)
16th of April 1968 DEATH Edna Ferber, American author (Born 1885)
16th of April 1968 DEATH Fay Bainter, American actress (Born 1893)
16th of April 1970 DEATH Richard Neutra, American architect (Born 1892)
16th of April 1972 DEATH Kawabata Yasunari, Japanese writer, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1899)
16th of April 1973 DEATH Nino Bravo, Spanish singer (Born 1944)
16th of April 1978 DEATH Lucius D. Clay, American general (Born 1897)
16th of April 1985 DEATH Scott Brady, American actor (Born 1924)
16th of April 1989 DEATH Miles Lawrence, English cricketer (Born 1940)
16th of April 1991 DEATH Sir David Lean, British film director (Born 1908)
16th of April 1992 DEATH Neville Brand, American actor (Born 1920)
16th of April 1992 DEATH Andy Russell, American singer (Born 1919)
16th of April 1994 DEATH Ralph Ellison, American writer (Born 1913)
16th of April 1995 DEATH Arthur English, English actor and comedian (Born 1919)
16th of April 1995 DEATH Iqbal Masih, Pakistani child slave labourer, activist (Born 1982)
16th of April 1996 DEATH Stavros Niarchos, Greek shipping tycoon (Born 1909)
16th of April 1997 DEATH Doris Angleton, American socialite (Born 1951)
16th of April 1997 DEATH Roland Topor, French illustrator (Born 1938)
16th of April 1998 DEATH Alberto Calderon, Argentine mathematician (Born 1920)
16th of April 1998 DEATH Fred Davis, English snooker player (Born 1913)
16th of April 1999 DEATH Skip Spence, Canadian-born guitarist, singer and songwriter (Jefferson Airplane) (Born 1946)
16th of April 2001 DEATH Alec Stock, English football manager (Born 1917)
16th of April 2002 DEATH Billy Ayre, English footballer and manager (Born 1952)
16th of April 2002 DEATH Ruth Fertel, American restaurateur (Born 1927)
16th of April 2002 DEATH Robert Urich, American actor (Born 1946)
16th of April 2003 DEATH Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Born 1930)
16th of April 2003 DEATH Graham Stuart Thomas, English author and garden designer (Born 1909)
16th of April 2005 DEATH Kay Walsh, British actress (Born 1911)
16th of April 2005 DEATH Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (Born 1943)
16th of April 2005 DEATH Marla Ruzicka, American humanitarian worker and peace activist (Born 1976)
16th of April 2006 DEATH Francisco Adam, Portuguese actor and model (Born 1983)
16th of April 2007 DEATH Gaetan Duchesne, Canadian hockey player (Born 1962)
16th of April 2007 DEATH Maria Lenk, Brazilian swimmer and first Brazilian woman to compete in the Olympic Games (Born 1915)
16th of April 2007 DEATH Seung-Hui Cho, American spree killer (Born 1984)
16th of April 2007 DEATH Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, Canadian instructor of French at Virginia Tech (Born 1958)
16th of April 2007 DEATH G. V. Loganathan, Indian American professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Born 1954)
16th of April 2007 DEATH Kevin Granata, American professor of Engineering (Born 1961)
16th of April 2007 DEATH Liviu Librescu, American Jewish-Romanian professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Holocaust survivor (Born 1930)
16th of April 2007 DEATH Frank Bateson, New Zealand astronomer (Born 1909)
16th of April 2008 DEATH Edward Lorenz, American mathematician and meteorologist (Born 1917)
16th of April 2008 DEATH Joseph Solman, American painter (Born 1909)
16th of April 2010 DEATH Rasim Delic, Bosnian military chief of staff and war criminal (Born 1949)