Historical Events In April - 04
Thursday, 24 June 2021
1882 Mary Howe, composer on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history isoroku Yamamoto, admiral/supreme commander of Japanese fleet
1887 On this day in history susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia KS)
1887 Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia, KS) on this day in history.
1888 Tris Speaker, baseball great, hit more doubles than Pete Rose on April - 04.
1889 On this day in history thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56
1892 Cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot) on this day in history.
1893 On April - 04 alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist, dies at 86
1895 On April - 04 arthur Murray, NYC, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party)
1896 On April - 04 announcement of Gold in the Yukon
1896 News of the Yukon's Klondike gold strike reaches the outside world on this day in history.
1896 The birth of Tristan Tzara, French poet on this day in history.
1896 Announcement of Gold in Yukon on this day in history.
1896 Robert Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight) on this day in history.
1897 On April - 04 pierre Fresnay, Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion)
1898 On April - 04 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 On this day in history the birth of Duke Ellington, American band leader
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 British garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer General De Wet on this day in history.
1900 Edward VII, King, assassinated on this day in history.
1901 Carmel Myers, SF Calif, actress (Carmel Myers Show) on April - 04.
1902 British financier Cecil Rhodes leaves $10 million in his will to provide scholarships for Empire and American students at Oxford University on April - 04.
1902 Cecil Rhodes scholarship fund established with $10 million on April - 04.
1902 On this day in history cecil Rhodes scholarship fund forms with $10 million
1902 Louise L de Vilmorin, French poetess/author (Lutin Sauvage) on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000
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 On this day in history constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 73
1906 On April - 04 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction)
1907 Nathan M Pusey, Iowa, educator (Natl Ass for Social Sciences-1963) on April - 04.