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Historical Events In April - 04

Sunday, 16 January 2022

1882  On April - 04 mary Howe, composer  

1884  Isoroku Yamamoto, admiral/supreme commander of Japanese fleet on April - 04.  

1887  Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia KS) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1889  Thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56 on April - 04.  

1892  On April - 04 cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot)  

1893  Alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist, dies at 86 on April - 04.  

1895  On this day in history arthur Murray, NYC, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party)  

1896  On this day in history announcement of Gold in the Yukon  

1896  On this day in history news of the Yukon's Klondike gold strike reaches the outside world.  

1896  The birth of Tristan Tzara, French poet on April - 04.  

1896  On this day in history announcement of Gold in Yukon  

1896  Robert Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight) on April - 04.  

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  South Africa all out 35 vs England (Trott 4-19, Haigh 6-11) on April - 04.  

1899  The birth of Duke Ellington, American band leader on April - 04.  

1899  On April - 04 william Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23)  

1900  On this day in history assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII  

1900  On this day in history british garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer General De Wet  

1900  Edward VII, King, assassinated on April - 04.  

1901  On April - 04 carmel Myers, SF Calif, actress (Carmel Myers Show)  

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  On April - 04 cecil Rhodes scholarship fund established with $10 million  

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 April - 04 earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000  

1905  In Kangra, India a 8.6 earthquake resulted in 19,000 deaths on April - 04.  

1905  Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000 on April - 04.  

1905  Eugene Bozza, composer on April - 04.  

1905  Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 73 on April - 04.  

1906  On this day in history bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction)  

1907  Nathan M Pusey, Iowa, educator (Natl Ass for Social Sciences-1963) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  On April - 04 birth of caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)  

1492  On April - 04 birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

1527  On this day in history birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621) was born on April - 04.  

1593  On April - 04 birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on April - 04.  

1648  On April - 04 birth of grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver  

1688  Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  On this day in history ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies  

0636  On April - 04 death of saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560)  

0896  On April - 04 formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

1229  Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on April - 04.  

1284  Alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1292  On this day in history nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

1305  On this day in history death of jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217)  

1393  Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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