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Historical Events In April - 05

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1878  On this day in history wilhelm Speyer, composer, dies at 87  

1879  Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific on this day in history.  

1881  On April - 05 transvaal regains independence under British suzerainty  

1882  On this day in history don Blackie, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in 1928-29 yes, age 46)  

1884  John Wisden, publisher/cricketer (prominent Sussex player), dies on this day in history.  

1885  Dimitrie Cuclin, composer on April - 05.  

1886  On April - 05 j Palisa discovers asteroid #257 Silesia  

1886  Jacques Handschin, Swiss musicologist (Der Toncharakter) on this day in history.  

1887  Anne Sullivan teaches "water" to Helen Keller on this day in history.  

1889  Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Copper Beeches" (BG) on April - 05.  

1889  Start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG) on this day in history.  

1890  On April - 05 fie Carelsen, Dutch actress (Malle Gervallen)  

1893  Cleveland passes Park Act (forerunner of Metroparks) on April - 05.  

1893  On April - 05 clas Thunberg, Finland, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924, 28)  

1894  On this day in history 11 strikers killed in riot at Connellsville PA  

1894  Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of the Empty House" (BG) on this day in history.  

1894  On April - 05 11 strikers killed in riot at Connellsville, Penn  

1895  On April - 05 oscar Wilde loses libel case against Marquess of Queensberry, who accused him of homosexual practices  

1895  On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of the 3 Students" (BG)  

1895  On April - 05 writer Oscar Wylde is arrested  

1895  Writer Oscar Wylde is arrested for "Gross Behavior" on this day in history.  

1895  Start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of 3 Students" (BG) on this day in history.  

1896  1st modern Olympic Games officially open in Athens on April - 05.  

1896  On this day in history 1st modern Olympic Games officially opens in Athens  

1896  John Rogers Thomas, composer, dies at 66 on April - 05.  

1897  On this day in history the Greco-Turkish War, also called "Thirty Days' War", is declared between Greece and the Ottoman Empire.  

1899  William Hornby Steer, barrister/judge on April - 05.  

1900  On April - 05 attempted assassination of Prince of Wales in Brussels, fails  

1900  On April - 05 the birth of Spencer Tracy, American actor  

1900  Spencer Tracy, Milwaukee, actor (Father's Little Dividend, Adam's Rib) on this day in history.  

1900  Comte de Villebois-Marevil, French/S African general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1901  On April - 05 alexander Alexeieff, Russian/French painter/graphic artist  

1902  On April - 05 maurice Ravel's "Pavane pour une infante defunte", premieres in Paris France  

1902  On April - 05 soccer match riot between Scotland & England kills 25  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1288  Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336) was born on April - 05.  

1472  Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510) was born on April - 05.  

1523  On this day in history birth of blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596)  

1588  On April - 05 birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

1595  On this day in history birth of john Wilson, composer  

1598  On April - 05 birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

1604  On April - 05 birth of charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675)  

1622  On this day in history birth of vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703)  

Famous Deaths In April - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On this day in history death of eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512)  

0828  Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77 on this day in history.  

1168  Death of Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104) on this day in history.  

1258  Julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies on April - 05.  

1270  On this day in history ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies  

1419  Death of Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350) on April - 05.  

1531  On this day in history death of richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop  

1605  Death of Adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513) on this day in history.  

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