April 8: Pablo Picasso dies (BBC News)

Celebrity-10-25-18811973: The artist Pablo Picasso died of a heart attack at his chateau near Cannes on the French Riviera. His wife, Jacqueline, and son, Paolo, were with him when he died.

The artist who had lived in seclusion for some years is reported to have suffered from influenza during the winter but continued to paint.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/8/newsid_2523000/2523469.stm

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