Historical Events In April - 02
Friday, 03 July 2020
1892 On April - 02 willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dut baron/genealogist, dies at 79
1894 On April - 02 rudolph P Cleveringa, Dutch anti-nazi lawyer
1898 Adoption of U.S. Naval Academy coat of arms on April - 02.
1900 On this day in history 1st edition of The Volk published (Amsterdam)
1900 Heinrich Besseler, German musicologist on April - 02.
1901 Anis Fuleihan, composer on April - 02.
1902 On this day in history the first motion picture theater opens (LA)
1902 On April - 02 1st motion picture theater opens (LA)
1902 Danilo Svara, composer on this day in history.
1905 Cairo-Capetown railway opens on this day in history.
1905 Edmond Jouhaud, general on April - 02.
1906 On April - 02 south Africa complete a 4-1 series drubbing of England
1908 Mills Committee declares baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday on this day in history.
1908 On April - 02 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history titanic undergoes sea trials under its own power
1912 Sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang-Party in China on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1915 On this day in history antony Dornhorst, professor of medicine
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 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 April - 02 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 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 this day in history.