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Historical Events In April - 04

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

1908  On this day in history ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author (Cheaper by the Dozen)  

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

1910  On this day in history agnes Patrick, campaigner  

1911  On this day in history hugh Chalmers, automaker, suggests idea of baseball MVP  

1912  Army fires on striking mine workers at Lena-gold fields Siberia on April - 04.  

1912  Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet on this day in history.  

1913  On April - 04 the Greek aviator Emmanuel Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.  

1913  On this day in history 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  "The Perils of Pauline" shown for first time in LA on April - 04.  

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  On this day in history uS Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WWI  

1916  On April - 04 uS Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WW I  

1916  On this day in history david White, actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched)  

1917  On April - 04 british Columbia gives women the provincial vote.  

1917  Joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising) on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history battle of Somme ends  

1918  Battle of Somme, ends on April - 04.  

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

1918  Food riot in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history 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  On April - 04 earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1921  Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2 on April - 04.  

1921  Willem J "Wim" the Villiers, S Afr minister of Administration on April - 04.  

1922  WAAB (Baton Rouge LA) becomes 1st US radio station with "W" calls on this day in history.  

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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  On April - 04 birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

1527  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer was born on April - 04.  

1572  William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621) was born on April - 04.  

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 this day in history 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 April - 04.  

1229  On this day in history 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  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  Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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