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Historical Events In April - 05

Monday, 17 May 2021

1919  On April - 05 heavyweight Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in Havana  

1919  On April - 05 polish Army executes 35 young Jews  

1919  On April - 05 douglas Henley, British auditor-general  

1920  On this day in history the birth of Arthur Halley, British author  

1920  Arthur Hailey, Luton England, novelist (Hotel, Airport) on April - 05.  

1921  Lady Fisher, founder (British Women Caring Trust) on this day in history.  

1921  On April - 05 alphonsus J M Diepenbrock, Dutch composer (Missa), dies at 58  

1922  On this day in history kOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions  

1922  On this day in history wDZ-AM in Decatur IL begins radio transmissions  

1922  Gale Storm, Bloomington Tx, actr (My Little Margie, Gale Storm Show) on this day in history.  

1922  Charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85 on April - 05.  

1923  On April - 05 firestone Company puts their inflatable tires into production  

1923  Firestone Co put their inflatable tires into production on this day in history.  

1923  Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher/economist on April - 05.  

1924  On April - 05 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2235 Vittore  

1925  Belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election on this day in history.  

1925  Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in North Carolina due to an ulcer on April - 05.  

1927  On April - 05 johnny Weissmuller set records in the 100 & 200 meter freestyle  

1927  Johnny Weissmuller set records in 100 & 200 m free style on April - 05.  

1928  On this day in history jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies  

1929  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1116 Catriona on April - 05.  

1929  Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact on this day in history.  

1930  England out for 849 vs West Indies Kingston, Sandham out for 325 on this day in history.  

1930  England out for 849 v WI Kingston, Sandham out for 325 on April - 05.  

1932  Dutch textile strike broken by trade unions on April - 05.  

1934  Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1935  Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election on April - 05.  

1935  Emil Mlynarski, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1936  Tupelo Mississippi virtually annihilated by a tornado, 216 die on April - 05.  

1938  Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa Poland on this day in history.  

1938  H Alikoski discovers asteroid #2714 Matti on April - 05.  

1939  Membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory on this day in history.  

1939  On April - 05 william Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies  

1941  On April - 05 in San Francisco, Castro & Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses  

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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 this day in history.  

1472  On April - 05 birth of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510)  

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

1588  On this day in history birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

1595  John Wilson, composer was born on April - 05.  

1598  On this day in history birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

1604  On this day in history birth of charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675)  

1622  On April - 05 birth of vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On April - 05 death of eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512)  

0828  Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77 on April - 05.  

1168  On this day in history death of robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104)  

1258  On April - 05 julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies  

1270  Ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies on this day in history.  

1419  On this day in history death of vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350)  

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

1605  On this day in history death of adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513)  

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