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Historical Events In April - 04

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1908  Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author (Cheaper by the Dozen) on April - 04.  

1908  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 April - 04.  

1913  Frances Langford, Lakeland Fla, singer (Armed Forces Hour, Star Time) on April - 04.  

1914  On this day in history "The Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in Los Angeles CA  

1914  On this day in history "The Perils of Pauline" shown for first time in LA  

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

1914  "Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in LA on April - 04.  

1914  On April - 04 gustave Camus, Belgian painter  

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 April - 04.  

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

1916  On April - 04 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 April - 04.  

1918  On April - 04 battle of Somme ends  

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

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

1918  Food riot in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1918  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 on this day in history.  

1918  Earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton) on April - 04.  

1919  Antony Tudor, England, choreographer (Metropolitan Opera 1957) on this day in history.  

1919  William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe), dies at 86 on April - 04.  

1920  Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem on April - 04.  

1920  Eric Rohmer, Nancy France, actor (6 in Paris, Collector, Perceval) on this day in history.  

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

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

1921  Willem J "Wim" the Villiers, S Afr minister of Administration on this day in history.  

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 April - 04.  

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

1593  On April - 04 birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

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

1648  Grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver was born on April - 04.  

1688  On April - 04 birth of joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  On this day in history ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies  

0636  Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on April - 04.  

0896  On this day in history formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

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

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 this day in history.  

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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