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Historical Events In April - 04

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

1956  Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden", premieres in London on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden," premieres in London  

1957  Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris France on this day in history.  

1957  Herbert Norman 1909-1957 Canadian Ambassador to Egypt, jumps from the roof of his apartment building to his death after suspicions he was a possible Communist sympathizer on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris  

1958  On this day in history 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England)  

1958  EugŠne Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt on this day in history.  

1958  On this day in history hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78  

1959  On this day in history fed of Mali, consisting of Senegal &French Sudan (dissolved 1960)  

1959  Federation of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960) on April - 04.  

1959  Fed of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960) on this day in history.  

1959  Stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in S African Test), dies on this day in history.  

1960  On April - 04 32nd Academy Awards - "Ben-Hur", Charlton Heston & Simone Signoret win  

1960  Project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history senegal declares independence from France  

1960  On this day in history 32nd Academy Awards  

1963  On this day in history jason Robards Sr actor (Acapulco), dies at 70  

1963  On April - 04 endzion Barelli, dies 2 days after winning a boxing match at 18  

1964  On April - 04 "Anyone Can Whistle" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 9 performances  

1964  On this day in history beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love", single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks  

1964  Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love," single goes #1 &stays #1 for 5 weeks on April - 04.  

1965  On April - 04 mickey Wright wins LPGA Baton Rouge Golf Invitational  

1965  Robert Downey, Jr. born on this day in history.  

1966  Canada starts five-year, $350,000 project to help increase wheat production in Kenya; an environmental fiasco on April - 04.  

1966  Pirate Radio Scotland changes name to Radio Ireland on April - 04.  

1966  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1967  On April - 04 dutch De Young government forms  

1967  On this day in history marines chase "Nozems" out of Amsterdam Central Station  

1967  Amsterdam Marines chase out "nozems" of Central Station on this day in history.  

1967  On April - 04 mischa Elman, Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76  

1968  "Education of Hyman Kaplan" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances on April - 04.  

1968  On April - 04 apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned  

1968  On this day in history civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.  

1968  On April - 04 rev Martin Luther King Jr assassinated in Memphis  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

0636  On April - 04 death of saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560)  

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 April - 04.  

1292  On April - 04 nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

1305  On this day in history death of jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217)  

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

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