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Historical Events In April - 04

Saturday, 24 October 2020

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  On this day in history tris Speaker, baseball great, hit more doubles than Pete Rose  

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

1892  Cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot) on April - 04.  

1893  On April - 04 alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist, dies at 86  

1895  Arthur Murray, NYC, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party) on April - 04.  

1896  Announcement of Gold in the Yukon on this day in history.  

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

1896  On April - 04 the birth of Tristan Tzara, French poet  

1896  Announcement of Gold in Yukon on this day in history.  

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

1897  Pierre Fresnay, Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history the birth of Duke Ellington, American band leader  

1899  On this day in history william Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23)  

1900  On April - 04 assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII  

1900  On April - 04 british garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer General De Wet  

1900  Edward VII, King, assassinated on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history cecil Rhodes scholarship fund established with $10 million  

1902  On this day in history cecil Rhodes scholarship fund forms with $10 million  

1902  On this day in history louise L de Vilmorin, French poetess/author (Lutin Sauvage)  

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 this day in history earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000  

1905  On this day in history eugene Bozza, composer  

1905  On this day in history constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 73  

1906  Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction) on this day in history.  

1907  On April - 04 nathan M Pusey, Iowa, educator (Natl Ass for Social Sciences-1963)  

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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  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on April - 04.  

1527  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer was born on April - 04.  

1572  On this day in history birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

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

1646  On this day in history birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

1648  Grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver was born on April - 04.  

1688  Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768) was born on April - 04.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  Ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies on April - 04.  

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

0896  On this day in history formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

1229  On April - 04 hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies  

1284  Alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62 on April - 04.  

1292  Nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies on this day in history.  

1305  Death of Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217) on this day in history.  

1393  On this day in history floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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