Historical Events In April - 04
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
1882 On this day in history mary Howe, composer
1884 On April - 04 isoroku Yamamoto, admiral/supreme commander of Japanese fleet
1887 Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia KS) on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia, KS)
1888 Tris Speaker, baseball great, hit more doubles than Pete Rose on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56
1892 On this day in history cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot)
1893 Alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1895 On April - 04 arthur Murray, NYC, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party)
1896 Announcement of Gold in the Yukon on this day in history.
1896 News of the Yukon's Klondike gold strike reaches the outside world on this day in history.
1896 On April - 04 the birth of Tristan Tzara, French poet
1896 On this day in history announcement of Gold in Yukon
1896 On this day in history robert Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight)
1897 Pierre Fresnay, Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion) on April - 04.
1898 On this day in history appointment of first Civil Engineering Corps officer, Mordecai Endicott, as Chief, Bureau of ards and Docks
1899 On April - 04 south Africa all out 35 vs England (Trott 4-19, Haigh 6-11)
1899 The birth of Duke Ellington, American band leader on April - 04.
1899 William Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23) on April - 04.
1900 Assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII on April - 04.
1900 On April - 04 british garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer General De Wet
1900 Edward VII, King, assassinated on April - 04.
1901 Carmel Myers, SF Calif, actress (Carmel Myers Show) on April - 04.
1902 On April - 04 british financier Cecil Rhodes leaves $10 million in his will to provide scholarships for Empire and American students at Oxford University.
1902 Cecil Rhodes scholarship fund established with $10 million on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history cecil Rhodes scholarship fund forms with $10 million
1902 On April - 04 louise L de Vilmorin, French poetess/author (Lutin Sauvage)
1905 Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000 on April - 04.
1905 On April - 04 in Kangra, India a 8.6 earthquake resulted in 19,000 deaths
1905 On April - 04 earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000
1905 Eugene Bozza, composer on April - 04.
1905 Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 73 on April - 04.
1906 On April - 04 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction)
1907 Nathan M Pusey, Iowa, educator (Natl Ass for Social Sciences-1963) on this day in history.