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Historical Events In April - 04

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1882  On this day in history mary Howe, composer  

1884  On April - 04 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  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 this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56  

1892  On this day in history cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot)  

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

1895  On April - 04 arthur Murray, NYC, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1896  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  The birth of Duke Ellington, American band leader on April - 04.  

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

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

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  Cecil Rhodes scholarship fund established with $10 million on this day in history.  

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

1902  On April - 04 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  On April - 04 earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000  

1905  Eugene Bozza, composer on April - 04.  

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

1906  On April - 04 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  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  On this day in history birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669) was born on April - 04.  

1646  On April - 04 birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

1648  Grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver was born on this day in history.  

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

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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  Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on April - 04.  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1292  On this day in history 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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