Historical Events In April - 02
Wednesday, 03 March 2021
1892 Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dut baron/genealogist, dies at 79 on April - 02.
1894 On April - 02 rudolph P Cleveringa, Dutch anti-nazi lawyer
1898 On this day in history adoption of U.S. Naval Academy coat of arms
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 April - 02 the first motion picture theater opens (LA)
1902 On April - 02 1st motion picture theater opens (LA)
1902 Danilo Svara, composer on April - 02.
1905 On this day in history cairo-Capetown railway opens
1905 Edmond Jouhaud, general on this day in history.
1906 South Africa complete a 4-1 series drubbing of England on April - 02.
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 Charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer (Tap) on April - 02.
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 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 On this day in history pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany
1917 On this day in history jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps
1917 Dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie) on April - 02.
1919 On April - 02 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 April - 02.
1923 Hugh Overton, British diplomat on April - 02.
1924 Denis Rooke, CEO (British Gas) on April - 02.