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Historical Events In April - 03

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1947  On this day in history "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 108 performances  

1947  "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 108 perfs on this day in history.  

1948  1st US figure skating championships held on April - 03.  

1948  Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan ($5B aid to 16 European countries) on this day in history.  

1948  Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to restore Europe on April - 03.  

1948  The first US figure skating championships held on April - 03.  

1948  US female Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill on this day in history.  

1948  US male Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button on April - 03.  

1949  On this day in history kQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS  

1949  North Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France & Canada on April - 03.  

1949  WLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1949  Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89 on April - 03.  

1950  On this day in history adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70  

1951  On April - 03 christopher Fry's "Sleep of Prisoners", premieres in Oxford  

1951  Christopher Fry's "Sleep of Prisoners," premieres in Oxford on this day in history.  

1951  Johannes C Kielstra, Dut economist/gov (Suriname 1933-44), dies at 72 on April - 03.  

1952  On April - 03 dutch Queen Juliana speaks to US Congress  

1954  On this day in history "Me & Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 358 performances  

1954  Don Perry climbs a 20' rope in under 2.8 seconds (AAU record) on this day in history.  

1955  On April - 03 baltimore Orioles pull their 1st triple play (3-6-2 vs Kansas City Athletics)  

1955  On April - 03 fire in cinema to Sclessin Belgium, kills 39  

1955  On April - 03 louise Suggs wins LPGA Oklahoma City Golf Open  

1955  Night express train in Guadalajara derails, killing 300 on April - 03.  

1955  Balt Orioles pull their 1st triple play (3-6-2 vs KC Athletics) on April - 03.  

1956  "Silk Stockings" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 461 performances on this day in history.  

1956  On April - 03 bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated  

1956  On April - 03 german war criminals Hinrichsen/Rhl/Siebens/Viebahn are freed  

1956  On this day in history t Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed  

1957  Samuel Beckett's "Endgame", premieres in London on April - 03.  

1957  USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history samuel Beckett's "Endgame," premieres in London  

1958  "Say, Darling" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 332 performances on April - 03.  

1958  On this day in history fidel Castro's rebels attacked Havana  

1958  On April - 03 theodor Kramer, writer, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1151  Igor Svyatoslavich, Ukrainian prince (d. 1202) was born on April - 03.  

1245  Philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85) was born on this day in history.  

1367  On this day in history birth of henry IV, Bolingbroke Lincolnshire, King of England (1399-1413)  

1438  John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland was born on April - 03.  

1485  Lieven van der Maude [Ammonius], South Netherland poet was born on this day in history.  

1529  Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581) was born on this day in history.  

1569  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer  

1593  On this day in history birth of george Herbert, English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0033  On this day in history death of christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington)  

0628  On this day in history death of chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son  

0963  Death of William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915) on April - 03.  

1287  Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies on this day in history.  

1350  On April - 03 death of eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)  

1512  Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies on April - 03.  

1525  On April - 03 giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49  

1581  Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on April - 03.  

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