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Historical Events In April - 04

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1940  R Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher & Higher," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1941  On this day in history german troops conquer Banghazi  

1941  Max Frisch, writer, dies at 29 on April - 04.  

1942  RCAF Squadron Leader L.J. Birchall spots Japanese fleet heading for Ceylon; alerts naval base and averts disaster for the British Fleet and a second Pearl Harbour on this day in history.  

1943  Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history british troops capture Addis Ababa Ethiopia  

1944  On this day in history de Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists  

1944  John Peale Bishop, US poet (Undertaker's Garland), dies at 51 on April - 04.  

1945  On this day in history hungary liberated from Nazi occupation (National Liberation Day)  

1945  US forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history uS tanks/infantry conquer Bielefeld  

1945  Hungary liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day) on this day in history.  

1947  On April - 04 largest group of sunspots on record  

1947  UN's International Civil Aviation Organization established on this day in history.  

1947  Convention on International Civil Aviation goes into effect on this day in history.  

1948  84-year-old Connie Mack challenges 78-year-old Clark Griffith to a race from home to first base; it ends in a tie on April - 04.  

1948  84-year-old Connie Mack challenges 78-year-old Clark Griffith to a race from home to 1st base; it ends in a tie on this day in history.  

1949  Establishment of NATO on this day in history.  

1949  Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement on this day in history.  

1949  On April - 04 north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC)  

1949  The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA on this day in history.  

1949  WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1950  Christine Lahti born on April - 04.  

1950  On April - 04 dirk Stikker becomes chairman of OES  

1951  On April - 04 dutch Prince Bernhard visits Juan & Eva Per¢n in Buenos Aires Argentina  

1951  Dutch Prince Bernhard visits Juan & Eva Peron in Buenos Aires on this day in history.  

1952  Karen Magnussen figure skater, born at North Vancouver, BC on this day in history.  

1953  KFDA TV channel 10 in Amarillo TX (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history kFDA TV channel 10 in Amarillo, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1953  Carol II, King of Romania (1930-40), dies at 59 on April - 04.  

1954  On this day in history louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton GA Golf Open  

1954  Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open on this day in history.  

1955  On April - 04 british government signs military treaty with Iraq  

1955  British govt signs military treaty with Iraq 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  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on this day in history.  

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

1572  On April - 04 birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

0896  On April - 04 formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

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 April - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

1393  On this day in history floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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