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Historical Events In April - 02

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

1925  George MacDonald Fraser, poet/author (Flashman at the Charge) on this day in history.  

1926  On April - 02 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2500  

1926  On this day in history riots between Moslems & Hindus in Calcutta  

1926  Elena Verdugo, Hollywood Calif, actress (Consuelo-Marcus Welby MD) on this day in history.  

1927  Billy Pierce, pitcher (Chicago White Sox) seven time all star on April - 02.  

1928  Joseph "Cardinal" Bernardin, of Chicago on this day in history.  

1928  Theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies on April - 02.  

1929  On this day in history catherine Gaskin, romantic novelist (Fiona, Coporation Wife)  

1930  NY-Bermuda airplane flight lands in Bermuda for the first time on this day in history.  

1930  1st NY-Bermuda airplane flight lands in Bermuda on April - 02.  

1930  On April - 02 girolamo Arriego, composer  

1931  Teenage girl strikes out Babe Ruth &Lou Gehrig in an exhibition game in Chattanooga, Tennessee on this day in history.  

1931  On this day in history teenage girl strikes out Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig in an exhibition game in Chattanooga, Tennessee  

1931  On April - 02 imre Olsvai, composer  

1932  On this day in history charles Lindbergh turns over $50,000 as ransom for kidnapped son  

1932  Mahmood Hussain, Pakistani cricket swing bowler (68 wkts in 27 Tests) on this day in history.  

1932  On April - 02 hugo Kaun, composer, dies at 69  

1933  On April - 02 k S Ranjitsinhji, cricketer (989 Test runs, 1st-class avg 56), dies  

1934  Brian Glover, actor (McGuffin) on this day in history.  

1935  On April - 02 mary Hirsch, becomes first woman licensed as a horse trainer  

1935  On April - 02 sir Watson-Watt patents RADAR  

1935  On April - 02 mary Hirsch, becomes 1st woman licensed as a horse trainer  

1935  On this day in history sharon Acker, Toronto Canada, actress (Della Street-Perry Mason 1973)  

1936  Jack Brabham, Australian race car driver (world champ 1966) on this day in history.  

1937  Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #1549 Mikko on this day in history.  

1937  On April - 02 paul E Kanjorski, (Rep-D-PA, 1985- )  

1937  On this day in history nathan Birnbaum, Austria philosopher (Zionism), dies at about 72  

1938  On this day in history john Larsson, 17th General of The Salvation Army  

1938  Alice Berend, writer, dies on April - 02.  

1939  6th Golf Masters Championship: Ralph Guldahl wins, shooting a 279 on this day in history.  

1939  On April - 02 marvin P Gaye Jr, Wash DC, singer (Sexual Healing)  

1941  German occupier disallows Dutch scouting assn on April - 02.  

1941  On April - 02 paul Teleki, premier Hungary, dies  

1944  CPI-leader Palmiro Togliatti returns to Italy on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1348  On April - 02 birth of andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385)  

1565  On this day in history birth of cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599)  

1602  Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan was born on this day in history.  

1618  On April - 02 birth of francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)  

1628  Constantin Christian Dedekind, composer was born on April - 02.  

1632  Georg Caspar Weckler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1653  On this day in history birth of prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708)  

1711  Jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool) was born on April - 02.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1118  Boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies on April - 02.  

1272  On April - 02 death of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209)  

1335  Death of Duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265) on this day in history.  

1412  Death of Ruy Gonz├íles de Clavijo, Spanish traveler and writer (b. ????) on this day in history.  

1416  Ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52 on April - 02.  

1502  Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies on this day in history.  

1507  On April - 02 death of francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416)  

1640  Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on April - 02.  

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