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The following is a list of notable deaths in April 2004.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

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  • Roger Dee, 89, American author.
  • Slawomir Rawicz, 88, Polish army lieutenant imprisoned by the NKVD and purported escapee (The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom).[5]
  • Fred Winter, 77, British racehorse trainer and jockey.

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  • Adrian Beers, 88, British double bass player.
  • Chief Bey, 90, American jazz percussionist and African folklorist.
  • Bruce Edwards, 49, American caddy of golfer Tom Watson.
  • Hans Guido Mutke, 83, German fighter pilot who claimed to be the first to break the sound barrier, complications during a heart valve operation.

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  • Jason Dunham, 22, American marine, used his body and helmet to shield others from a grenade explosion.
  • Arthur Roberts, 91, American physicist.
  • Pat Tillman, 27, American football player, former NFL player (Arizona Cardinals) and Army Ranger, killed in action by friendly fire.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Associated Press (April 10, 2004). "Carrie Snodgress, 57, Dies; Starred as 'Mad Housewife'". The New York Times. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "Phillip Rock, 76; Hollywood-Born Novelist, Screenwriter Wrote 'Passing Bells' Saga". Los Angeles Times. April 7, 2004. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  3. ^ Hawthorn, Tom. "George Bamberger". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  4. ^ Bogdan Norcic, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
  5. ^ Adams, John B. (May 4, 2004). "Slavomir Rawicz". The Guardian. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  6. ^ Nowlin, Bill. "Lou Berberet". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  7. ^ Hurte, Bob. "Ken Johnson". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  8. ^ "With warmth and comic genius, she was marked early on for the stage". The Irish Times. April 10, 2004. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  9. ^ Robinson, Nick (April 8, 2004). "Robert Sangster". The Guardian. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  10. ^ Julius Sang, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  11. ^ Odd Wang Sørensen, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  12. ^ Robert Richardson, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-07.
  13. ^ Marlett, Jeffrey. "Frank Seward". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  14. ^ "Robin John Popplestone". University of Edinburgh School of Informatics. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  15. ^ McLellan, Dennis (April 16, 2004). "Phil Sokolof, 82; Used His Personal Fortune in Fight Against High-Fat Foods". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  16. ^ Arenson, Karen W. (April 26, 2004). "Rosemary Park, 97, Dies; Force in Educating Women". The New York Times. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  17. ^ Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher (April 24, 2004). "Norton Mockridge, 88, Dies; Wide-Ranging Columnist". The New York Times. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  18. ^ "Tim Burstall". IMDb. Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  19. ^ Drier, Peter. "Sam Nahem". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  20. ^ Yasumasu Nishino, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
  21. ^ Al Stiller, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  22. ^ Martin, Douglas (April 28, 2004). "Mary Selway Is Dead at 68; Cast Actors for Top Directors". The New York Times. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  23. ^ B. V. Satyanarayan, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  24. ^ DePalma, Anthony (April 27, 2004). "Hubert Selby Jr. Dies at 75; Wrote 'Last Exit to Brooklyn'". The New York Times. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  25. ^ "Floyd Giebell". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  26. ^ "Alex Randolph". BoardGameGeek. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  27. ^ The Associated Press (May 1, 2004). "David Sheridan, inventor of modern catheter, at 95". The Boston Globe. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  28. ^ Sid Smith, Sports-Reference / Hockey-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  29. ^ Svend Aage Holm Sørensen, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  30. ^ Duchen, Jessica (May 4, 2004). "Boris Pergamenschikow". The Guardian. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  31. ^ "Kazimierz Plater". Chessgames.com. Retrieved February 5, 2019.