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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217) was born on this day in history.  

1492  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

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

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

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  On April - 04 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 this day in history.  

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 April - 04 nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

1305  Death of Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217) on April - 04.  

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

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