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Historical Events In April - 04

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

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

1957  On April - 04 heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris France  

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  Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris on April - 04.  

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 April - 04 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 this day in history.  

1959  On April - 04 fed of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960)  

1959  Stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in S African Test), dies on April - 04.  

1960  32nd Academy Awards - "Ben-Hur", Charlton Heston & Simone Signoret win on this day in history.  

1960  Project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center on April - 04.  

1960  Senegal declares independence from France on this day in history.  

1960  32nd Academy Awards on April - 04.  

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

1963  Endzion Barelli, dies 2 days after winning a boxing match at 18 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1965  On April - 04 robert Downey, Jr. born.  

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

1966  On this day in history pirate Radio Scotland changes name to Radio Ireland  

1966  On April - 04 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1967  On this day in history 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  Mischa Elman, Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76 on April - 04.  

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

1968  On this day in history apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned  

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

1968  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  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 April - 04.  

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

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

1229  On this day in history 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  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  On April - 04 floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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