2nd April 1838
Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney and premier. 175 years.
3rd April 1863
Henry C Van de Velde, Flemish Art Nouveau painter and architect, is born. 150 years
7th April 1938
Suzanne Valadon, French painter, dies. 75 years
8th April 1973
Pablo Picasso, Spanish artist and co-founder of the Cubism movement, dies. 40 years
10th April 1938
Pearl Buck awarded a Nobel prize for literature. 75 years.
15th April 1888
Matthew Arnold, English poet dies aged 55. 125 years.
24th April 1913
<p> The Woolworth Building in New York City is opened. 100 years.</p>
24th April 1888
Eastman Kodak forms. 125 years.
26th April 1938
Charles Haslewood Shannon, lithographer and painter is born. 150 years.
28th April 1928
Birth of artist Yves Klein, a leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme. 50 years.
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