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Historical Events In April - 02

Monday, 28 September 2020

1892  Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dut baron/genealogist, dies at 79 on April - 02.  

1894  On this day in history rudolph P Cleveringa, Dutch anti-nazi lawyer  

1898  On April - 02 adoption of U.S. Naval Academy coat of arms  

1900  1st edition of The Volk published (Amsterdam) on April - 02.  

1900  Heinrich Besseler, German musicologist on this day in history.  

1901  On April - 02 anis Fuleihan, composer  

1902  On April - 02 the first motion picture theater opens (LA)  

1902  1st motion picture theater opens (LA) on this day in history.  

1902  Danilo Svara, composer on April - 02.  

1905  On this day in history cairo-Capetown railway opens  

1905  On this day in history edmond Jouhaud, general  

1906  On this day in history south Africa complete a 4-1 series drubbing of England  

1908  On this day in history mills Committee declares baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday  

1908  On April - 02 buddy Ebsen, Belleville Il, actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones)  

1909  On April - 02 jean Kurt Forest, composer  

1910  On April - 02 arnie Herber, NFL QB (Green Bay Packers, NY Giants)  

1910  Boyd Alexander, English explorer (Niger to the Nile), murdered at 37 on this day in history.  

1911  Charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer (Tap) on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history titanic undergoes sea trials under its own power  

1912  On this day in history sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang-Party in China  

1914  On this day in history the birth of Sir Alec Guinness, English actor of stage and screen  

1914  Alec Guinness, London England, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai) on April - 02.  

1915  Antony Dornhorst, professor of medicine on this day in history.  

1916  On April - 02 belyavskij disc asteroid #851 Zeissia ͔ Wladilena ͕ Nansenia  

1916  German troops overtake Bois de Caillette on April - 02.  

1917  Pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany on April - 02.  

1917  On April - 02 jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps  

1917  Dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie) on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history antoon J Hubben, Dutch mayor (Maasbree)/trade union leader  

1920  On this day in history jack Webb, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet)  

1921  On April - 02 prof Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new theory of relativity  

1922  Nikolaj G Bassov, Russia, atomic physicist (laser, Nobel 1964) on this day in history.  

1923  On April - 02 hugh Overton, British diplomat  

1924  Denis Rooke, CEO (British Gas) on April - 02.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1348  Andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385) was born on this day in history.  

1565  On April - 02 birth of cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599)  

1602  On this day in history birth of maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan  

1618  Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On April - 02 birth of constantin Christian Dedekind, composer  

1632  On this day in history birth of georg Caspar Weckler, composer  

1653  On this day in history birth of prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708)  

1711  Jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool) was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In April - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1118  On April - 02 boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies  

1272  On April - 02 death of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209)  

1335  Death of Duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265) on this day in history.  

1412  Death of Ruy Gonz├íles de Clavijo, Spanish traveler and writer (b. ????) on April - 02.  

1416  Ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52 on April - 02.  

1502  Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies on this day in history.  

1507  Death of Francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416) on this day in history.  

1640  On April - 02 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

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