Historical Events In April - 02
Monday, 28 September 2020
1892 Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dut baron/genealogist, dies at 79 on April - 02.
1894 On this day in history 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 Heinrich Besseler, German musicologist on this day in history.
1901 On April - 02 anis Fuleihan, composer
1902 On April - 02 the first motion picture theater opens (LA)
1902 1st motion picture theater opens (LA) on this day in history.
1902 Danilo Svara, composer on April - 02.
1905 On this day in history cairo-Capetown railway opens
1905 On this day in history 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 April - 02 jean Kurt Forest, composer
1910 On April - 02 arnie Herber, NFL QB (Green Bay Packers, NY Giants)
1910 Boyd Alexander, English explorer (Niger to the Nile), murdered at 37 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang-Party in China
1914 On this day in history 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 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 Pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany on April - 02.
1917 On April - 02 jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps
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 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 this day in history.
1923 On April - 02 hugh Overton, British diplomat
1924 Denis Rooke, CEO (British Gas) on April - 02.