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Historical Events In April - 04

Sunday, 07 March 2021

1882  Mary Howe, composer on April - 04.  

1884  On this day in history 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  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 April - 04 thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56  

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

1893  Alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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  News of the Yukon's Klondike gold strike reaches the outside world on April - 04.  

1896  On this day in history the birth of Tristan Tzara, French poet  

1896  On April - 04 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 April - 04 appointment of first Civil Engineering Corps officer, Mordecai Endicott, as Chief, Bureau of ards and Docks  

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

1900  Assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII on this day in history.  

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

1900  On April - 04 edward VII, King, assassinated  

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  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  Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000 on April - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history eugene Bozza, composer  

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

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

1907  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)  

1492  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on April - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

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

1688  On April - 04 birth of joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768)  

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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  Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on this day in history.  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.  

1229  Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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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