Historical Events In April - 02
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
1892 Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dut baron/genealogist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1894 Rudolph P Cleveringa, Dutch anti-nazi lawyer on April - 02.
1898 Adoption of U.S. Naval Academy coat of arms on this day in history.
1900 1st edition of The Volk published (Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1900 On April - 02 heinrich Besseler, German musicologist
1901 On April - 02 anis Fuleihan, composer
1902 On this day in history the first motion picture theater opens (LA)
1902 On this day in history 1st motion picture theater opens (LA)
1902 Danilo Svara, composer on April - 02.
1905 On April - 02 cairo-Capetown railway opens
1905 On April - 02 edmond Jouhaud, general
1906 South Africa complete a 4-1 series drubbing of England on this day in history.
1908 Mills Committee declares baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday on April - 02.
1908 On this day in history buddy Ebsen, Belleville Il, actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones)
1909 On April - 02 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 Charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer (Tap) on this day in history.
1912 On April - 02 titanic undergoes sea trials under its own power
1912 Sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang-Party in China on April - 02.
1914 The birth of Sir Alec Guinness, English actor of stage and screen on this day in history.
1914 Alec Guinness, London England, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai) on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history antony Dornhorst, professor of medicine
1916 Belyavskij disc asteroid #851 Zeissia ͔ Wladilena ͕ Nansenia on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history german troops overtake Bois de Caillette
1917 Pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany on this day in history.
1917 On April - 02 jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps
1917 On this day in history dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie)
1919 Antoon J Hubben, Dutch mayor (Maasbree)/trade union leader on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history jack Webb, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet)
1921 Prof Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new theory of relativity on this day in history.
1922 On April - 02 nikolaj G Bassov, Russia, atomic physicist (laser, Nobel 1964)
1923 Hugh Overton, British diplomat on April - 02.
1924 Denis Rooke, CEO (British Gas) on this day in history.