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Historical Events In April - 04

Monday, 28 September 2020

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  On this day in history 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 April - 04.  

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 April - 04.  

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

1959  On this day in history stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in S African Test), dies  

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

1960  On this day in history project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center  

1960  On this day in history senegal declares independence from France  

1960  32nd Academy Awards on this day in history.  

1963  Jason Robards Sr actor (Acapulco), dies at 70 on April - 04.  

1963  Endzion Barelli, dies 2 days after winning a boxing match at 18 on April - 04.  

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

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

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

1965  On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Baton Rouge Golf Invitational  

1965  Robert Downey, Jr. born on April - 04.  

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

1966  On April - 04 pirate Radio Scotland changes name to Radio Ireland  

1966  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on April - 04.  

1967  On this day in history dutch De Young government forms  

1967  On April - 04 marines chase "Nozems" out of Amsterdam Central Station  

1967  On April - 04 amsterdam Marines chase out "nozems" of Central Station  

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 April - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

1492  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on April - 04.  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1229  Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 April - 04.  

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

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