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Historical Events In April - 03

Tuesday, 07 July 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 this day in history.  

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

1948  On this day in history harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to restore Europe  

1948  On this day in history the first US figure skating championships held  

1948  On April - 03 uS female Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill  

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  On this day in history wLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting  

1949  Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1950  Adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1952  Dutch Queen Juliana speaks to US Congress on this day in history.  

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

1954  On April - 03 don Perry climbs a 20' rope in under 2.8 seconds (AAU record)  

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

1955  Fire in cinema to Sclessin Belgium, kills 39 on April - 03.  

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

1955  On April - 03 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  On April - 03 bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated  

1956  On this day in history german war criminals Hinrichsen/Rhl/Siebens/Viebahn are freed  

1956  T Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed on this day in history.  

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

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

1957  Samuel Beckett's "Endgame," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

1958  On April - 03 fidel Castro's rebels attacked Havana  

1958  Theodor Kramer, writer, dies on April - 03.  

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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 this day in history.  

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 April - 03.  

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  Death of Christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington) on April - 03.  

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

0963  On April - 03 death of william III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)  

1287  On this day in history honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies  

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

1512  Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies on this day in history.  

1525  Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49 on April - 03.  

1581  On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

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