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Historical Events In April - 04

Monday, 02 August 2021

1956  On April - 04 enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden", premieres in London  

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  On this day in history 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  

1957  Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris on April - 04.  

1958  On April - 04 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England)  

1958  On April - 04 eugŠne Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt  

1958  Hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78 on April - 04.  

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

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

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

1959  On April - 04 stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in S African Test), dies  

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

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  On this day in history 32nd Academy Awards  

1963  Jason Robards Sr actor (Acapulco), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 April - 04.  

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 April - 04 dutch De Young government forms  

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

1967  Amsterdam Marines chase out "nozems" of Central Station on April - 04.  

1967  On this day in history mischa Elman, Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76  

1968  On this day in history "Education of Hyman Kaplan" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances  

1968  Apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned on this day in history.  

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

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

1527  On this day in history birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

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

1593  On this day in history birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on April - 04.  

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

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