Historical Events In April - 02
Sunday, 09 May 2021
1892 Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dut baron/genealogist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1894 On April - 02 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 On April - 02 heinrich Besseler, German musicologist
1901 Anis Fuleihan, composer on this day in history.
1902 The first motion picture theater opens (LA) on April - 02.
1902 On this day in history 1st motion picture theater opens (LA)
1902 On April - 02 danilo Svara, composer
1905 Cairo-Capetown railway opens on this day in history.
1905 On April - 02 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 this day in history jean Kurt Forest, composer
1910 Arnie Herber, NFL QB (Green Bay Packers, NY Giants) on April - 02.
1910 On April - 02 boyd Alexander, English explorer (Niger to the Nile), murdered at 37
1911 On April - 02 charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer (Tap)
1912 Titanic undergoes sea trials under its own power on April - 02.
1912 On April - 02 sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang-Party in China
1914 On April - 02 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 On April - 02 antony Dornhorst, professor of medicine
1916 Belyavskij disc asteroid #851 Zeissia ͔ Wladilena ͕ Nansenia on this day in history.
1916 German troops overtake Bois de Caillette on April - 02.
1917 On this day in history pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany
1917 Jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 On April - 02 denis Rooke, CEO (British Gas)