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Historical Events In April - 03

Friday, 26 February 2021

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  On this day in history 1st US figure skating championships held  

1948  On this day in history harry Truman signs Marshall Plan ($5B aid to 16 European countries)  

1948  Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to restore Europe on this day in history.  

1948  The first US figure skating championships held on this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history uS female Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill  

1948  On April - 03 uS male Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

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

1949  On this day in history north Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France & Canada  

1949  On April - 03 wLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting  

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

1950  On April - 03 adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70  

1951  On this day in history 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  On April - 03 johannes C Kielstra, Dut economist/gov (Suriname 1933-44), dies at 72  

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

1954  "Me & Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 358 performances on April - 03.  

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

1955  Baltimore Orioles pull their 1st triple play (3-6-2 vs Kansas City Athletics) on this day in history.  

1955  On this day in history fire in cinema to Sclessin Belgium, kills 39  

1955  Louise Suggs wins LPGA Oklahoma City Golf Open on April - 03.  

1955  On this day in history night express train in Guadalajara derails, killing 300  

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

1956  On April - 03 "Silk Stockings" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 461 performances  

1956  Bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated on April - 03.  

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 this day in history.  

1957  On April - 03 uSSR performs atmospheric nuclear test  

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

1958  "Say, Darling" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 332 performances on this day in history.  

1958  Fidel Castro's rebels attacked Havana on this day in history.  

1958  On this day in history theodor Kramer, writer, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1151  On April - 03 birth of igor Svyatoslavich, Ukrainian prince (d. 1202)  

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

1367  Henry IV, Bolingbroke Lincolnshire, King of England (1399-1413) was born on April - 03.  

1438  On this day in history birth of john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland  

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

1529  On April - 03 birth of michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)  

1569  Giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer was born on this day in history.  

1593  George Herbert, English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs) was born on April - 03.  

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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 April - 03 death of chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son  

0963  Death of William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915) on this day in history.  

1287  On April - 03 honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies  

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

1512  On April - 03 richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies  

1525  On this day in history giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49  

1581  Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on this day in history.  

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