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Historical Events In April - 04

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1908  Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author (Cheaper by the Dozen) on this day in history.  

1908  On April - 04 josef Sucher, composer, dies at 64  

1910  On this day in history agnes Patrick, campaigner  

1911  On April - 04 hugh Chalmers, automaker, suggests idea of baseball MVP  

1912  On April - 04 army fires on striking mine workers at Lena-gold fields Siberia  

1912  On April - 04 chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet  

1913  The Greek aviator Emmanuel Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes on this day in history.  

1913  On April - 04 frances Langford, Lakeland Fla, singer (Armed Forces Hour, Star Time)  

1914  On April - 04 "The Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in Los Angeles CA  

1914  On April - 04 "The Perils of Pauline" shown for first time in LA  

1914  The birth of Marguerite Duras, French writer on this day in history.  

1914  "Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in LA on this day in history.  

1914  On April - 04 gustave Camus, Belgian painter  

1915  On this day in history the birth of Muddy Waters, Chicago blues singer  

1915  On this day in history jan Drda, Czech writer (Nema Barikada, Mestecko Na Dlani)  

1916  US Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WWI on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history uS Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WW I  

1916  David White, actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched) on April - 04.  

1917  British Columbia gives women the provincial vote on April - 04.  

1917  On April - 04 joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising)  

1918  Battle of Somme ends on April - 04.  

1918  Battle of Somme, ends on this day in history.  

1918  On April - 04 cabinet passes wartime order-in-council stipulating that every male between 16 and 60 be regularly employed.  

1918  Food riot in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1918  On April - 04 hMS Bittern, a British 'C' Class destroyer, built by Vickers at Barrow in Furness and completed in 1897, sunk in collision off Portland Bill, Dorset after colliding with the SS Kenilworth.  

1918  Earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton) on this day in history.  

1919  On April - 04 antony Tudor, England, choreographer (Metropolitan Opera 1957)  

1919  On this day in history william Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe), dies at 86  

1920  Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem on April - 04.  

1920  On April - 04 eric Rohmer, Nancy France, actor (6 in Paris, Collector, Perceval)  

1921  Stanley Cup Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2 on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2  

1921  On this day in history willem J "Wim" the Villiers, S Afr minister of Administration  

1922  WAAB (Baton Rouge LA) becomes 1st US radio station with "W" calls on April - 04.  

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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  On this day in history birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

1527  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer was born on this day in history.  

1572  William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

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

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on April - 04.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1292  Nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies on April - 04.  

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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