Historical Events In April - 04
Monday, 03 October 2022
1882 On this day in history mary Howe, composer
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 On this day in history susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia, KS)
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 On this day in history cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot)
1893 On April - 04 alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist, dies at 86
1895 On this day in history 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 April - 04.
1896 The birth of Tristan Tzara, French poet on April - 04.
1896 On this day in history announcement of Gold in Yukon
1896 On April - 04 robert Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight)
1897 Pierre Fresnay, Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion) on April - 04.
1898 Appointment of first Civil Engineering Corps officer, Mordecai Endicott, as Chief, Bureau of ards and Docks on April - 04.
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 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 British garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer General De Wet on April - 04.
1900 On April - 04 edward VII, King, assassinated
1901 On April - 04 carmel Myers, SF Calif, actress (Carmel Myers Show)
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 April - 04 cecil Rhodes scholarship fund established with $10 million
1902 Cecil Rhodes scholarship fund forms with $10 million on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history louise L de Vilmorin, French poetess/author (Lutin Sauvage)
1905 Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000 on April - 04.
1905 On April - 04 in Kangra, India a 8.6 earthquake resulted in 19,000 deaths
1905 Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000 on this day in history.
1905 On April - 04 eugene Bozza, composer
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 On this day in history nathan M Pusey, Iowa, educator (Natl Ass for Social Sciences-1963)