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Historical Events In April - 04

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

1968  Martin Luther King Jr, assassinated at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis Tennessee at 39 on April - 04.  

1969  Dr Denton Cooley implants 1st temporary artificial heart on this day in history.  

1970  On this day in history byron Foulger actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70  

1970  On this day in history firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Don Johnson  

1970  Byron Foulger, actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1971  "Follies" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 524 performances on April - 04.  

1971  Marine clay under houses liquifies, 31 die (St-Jean-Vianney Qu‚bec) on April - 04.  

1972  On this day in history 1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating  

1972  On this day in history adam Clayton Powell Jr (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63  

1972  On this day in history adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63  

1974  Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth's home-run record by hitting his 714th on this day in history.  

1975  C5A Galaxy on military charter crashes, taking 155 lives (Saigon) on April - 04.  

1975  Steve Miller is arrested for burning his girlfriend's clothes on April - 04.  

1975  USAF transport carrying orphans from Saigon crashes killing 155 on April - 04.  

1976  On this day in history 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin  

1976  On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2369 Chekhov  

1976  On this day in history seni Pramoj's Democratic Party wins elections in Thailand  

1977  On April - 04 sarah Michelle Gellar born.  

1977  On this day in history jeno Zador, composer, dies at 82  

1978  Gino Contilli, composer, dies at 70 on April - 04.  

1979  Edgar Buchanan actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1979  On April - 04 jane M Byrne (D), elected 1st woman mayor of Chicago IL  

1979  Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto former Pakistani president, hanged in Pakistan on this day in history.  

1979  On April - 04 edgar Buchanan, actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction), dies at 77  

1980  On April - 04 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

1981  Brad Johnson actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1981  On April - 04 henry Cisneros becomes 1st Mexican-American mayor (San Antonio)  

1981  On April - 04 brad Johnson, actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56  

1982  11th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sally Little on April - 04.  

1983  On this day in history 45th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship North Carolina State beats Houston 54-52  

1983  On this day in history 6th space shuttle mission, Challenger 1 launched  

1983  On this day in history gloria Swanson actress, dies at 84 of a heart ailment  

1983  Jacqueline Logan silent film leading lady, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1527  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer was born on April - 04.  

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  On April - 04 birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

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

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

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

1284  On April - 04 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  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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