The following is a list of notable world figures who died on April 4th.

  1. 636 - Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet
  2. 896 - Pope Formosus (b. 816)
  3. 1292 - Pope Nicholas IV (b. 1227)
  4. 1588 - King Frederick II of Denmark (b. 1534)
  5. 1617 - John Napier, Scottish mathematician (b. 1550)
  6. 1643 - Simon Episcopius, Dutch theologian (b. 1583)
  7. 1846 - Solomon Sibley, Senator from Michigan Territory (b. 1769)
  8. 1701 - Joseph Haines, entertainer and author
  9. 1743 - Daniel Neal, English historian (b. 1678)
  10. 1861 - John McLean, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1785)
  11. 1761 - Theodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler (b. 1722)
  12. 1976 - Harry Nyquist, contributor to information theory (b. 1889)
  13. 1979 - Ali Bhutto, President and Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1928)
  14. 1979 - Edgar Buchanan, American actor (b. 1903)
  15. 1841 - William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States (b. 1773)
  16. 1983 - Gloria Swanson, American actress (b. 1897)
  17. 1984 - Oleg Antonov, Russian airplane engineer (b. 1906)
  18. 1987 - C.L. Moore, American writer (b. 1911)
  19. 1991 - Max Frisch, Swiss writer (b. 1911)
  20. 1991 - H. John Heinz III, U.S. Senator (b. 1938)
  21. 1991 - Forrest Towns, American hurdler (b. 1914)
  22. 1991 - Edmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (b. 1920)
  23. 1992 - Arthur Russell, American cellist (b. 1951)
  24. 1995 - Priscilla Lane, American singer, actress (b. 1915)
  25. 1995 - Kenny Everett, British radio DJ and television entertainer (b. 1944)
  26. 1996 - Barney Ewell, American athlete (b. 1918)
  27. 1996 - Larry LaPrise, American songwriter (b. 1913)
  28. 1999 - Early Wynn, baseball player (b. 1920)
  29. 1999 - Faith Domergue American actor (b. 1924)
  30. 2000 - Tommaso Buscetta, Sicilian mafioso and pentito (b. 1928)
  31. 2001 - Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, American custom car designer (b. 1932)
  32. 2002 - Harry L. O'Connor, Czech-born film stuntman
  33. 2003 - Resortes, Mexican comedian (b. 1916)
  34. 2004 - Casey Sheehan, American soldier, son of Cindy Sheehan (b. 1979)
  35. 2005 - Edward Bronfman, Canadian businessman (b. 1924)
  36. 2007 - <A href="http://www.listafterlist.com/tabid/57/listid/6316/Sports++Recreation/Legendary+Football+Coach+Eddie+Robinson.aspx"><FONT size=2>Eddie Robinson</FONT></A>, legenedary football coach at Grambling.