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Historical Events In April - 04

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

1940  On this day in history r Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher & Higher," premieres in NYC  

1941  On April - 04 german troops conquer Banghazi  

1941  On this day in history max Frisch, writer, dies at 29  

1942  On this day in history 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  

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

1944  On April - 04 british troops capture Addis Ababa Ethiopia  

1944  De Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history john Peale Bishop, US poet (Undertaker's Garland), dies at 51  

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

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

1945  US tanks/infantry conquer Bielefeld on April - 04.  

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

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 April - 04.  

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

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

1949  On this day in history establishment of NATO  

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

1949  North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC) on this day in history.  

1949  The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA on April - 04.  

1949  WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting on April - 04.  

1950  On April - 04 christine Lahti born.  

1950  Dirk Stikker becomes chairman of OES on this day in history.  

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

1951  On this day in history dutch Prince Bernhard visits Juan & Eva Peron in Buenos Aires  

1952  On this day in history karen Magnussen figure skater, born at North Vancouver, BC  

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

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 this day in history.  

1954  Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton GA Golf Open on April - 04.  

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

1955  British government signs military treaty with Iraq on this day in history.  

1955  On this day in history british govt signs military treaty with Iraq  

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

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

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

1646  On this day in history birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

1648  On this day in history birth of grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver  

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  Ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0636  On this day in history death of saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560)  

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

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

1284  On this day in history alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62  

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 April - 04.  

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