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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.  

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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 April - 02.  

1565  Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599) was born on April - 02.  

1602  On April - 02 birth of maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan  

1618  Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) was born on April - 02.  

1628  Constantin Christian Dedekind, composer was born on this day in history.  

1632  Georg Caspar Weckler, composer was born on April - 02.  

1653  On April - 02 birth of prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708)  

1711  On this day in history birth of jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1118  On this day in history boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies  

1272  Death of Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209) on this day in history.  

1335  On this day in history death of duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265)  

1412  On April - 02 death of ruy Gonz├íles de Clavijo, Spanish traveler and writer (b. ????)  

1416  Ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1502  Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies on April - 02.  

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

1640  On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

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