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Historical Events In April - 04

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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 April - 04 agnes Patrick, campaigner  

1911  Hugh Chalmers, automaker, suggests idea of baseball MVP on April - 04.  

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  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  "The Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in Los Angeles CA on this day in history.  

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

1914  On April - 04 the birth of Marguerite Duras, French writer  

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

1914  Gustave Camus, Belgian painter on this day in history.  

1915  The birth of Muddy Waters, Chicago blues singer on April - 04.  

1915  Jan Drda, Czech writer (Nema Barikada, Mestecko Na Dlani) on April - 04.  

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

1916  On April - 04 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 this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising)  

1918  Battle of Somme ends on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history battle of Somme, ends  

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

1918  On April - 04 food riot in Amsterdam  

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  Earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton) on April - 04.  

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  On this day in history arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem  

1920  Eric Rohmer, Nancy France, actor (6 in Paris, Collector, Perceval) on April - 04.  

1921  On April - 04 stanley Cup Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2  

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

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 April - 04.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  On this day in history birth of caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)  

1492  On this day in history birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

1527  On April - 04 birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  On this day in history birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  On this day in history birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

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 April - 04.  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.  

1229  On April - 04 hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies  

1284  On April - 04 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  On April - 04 death of jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217)  

1393  On April - 04 floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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