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Historical Events In April - 05

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1919  Heavyweight Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in Havana on April - 05.  

1919  On this day in history polish Army executes 35 young Jews  

1919  Douglas Henley, British auditor-general on this day in history.  

1920  The birth of Arthur Halley, British author on this day in history.  

1920  On April - 05 arthur Hailey, Luton England, novelist (Hotel, Airport)  

1921  On April - 05 lady Fisher, founder (British Women Caring Trust)  

1921  Alphonsus J M Diepenbrock, Dutch composer (Missa), dies at 58 on April - 05.  

1922  On April - 05 kOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions  

1922  WDZ-AM in Decatur IL begins radio transmissions on this day in history.  

1922  On April - 05 gale Storm, Bloomington Tx, actr (My Little Margie, Gale Storm Show)  

1922  On April - 05 charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85  

1923  On this day in history firestone Company puts their inflatable tires into production  

1923  Firestone Co put their inflatable tires into production on April - 05.  

1923  On April - 05 ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher/economist  

1924  On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2235 Vittore  

1925  On April - 05 belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election  

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

1927  Johnny Weissmuller set records in the 100 & 200 meter freestyle on April - 05.  

1927  Johnny Weissmuller set records in 100 & 200 m free style on this day in history.  

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

1929  On April - 05 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1116 Catriona  

1929  On this day in history lithuania signs Litvinov-pact  

1930  England out for 849 vs West Indies Kingston, Sandham out for 325 on April - 05.  

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

1932  Dutch textile strike broken by trade unions on this day in history.  

1934  On April - 05 salvatore Di Giacomo, composer, dies at 74  

1935  On this day in history croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election  

1935  Emil Mlynarski, composer, dies at 64 on April - 05.  

1936  On April - 05 tupelo Mississippi virtually annihilated by a tornado, 216 die  

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  William Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies on April - 05.  

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  On April - 05 birth of emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336)  

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

1523  Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

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

1595  On April - 05 birth of john Wilson, composer  

1598  Laurentius Erhard, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1622  Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703) was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 05.  

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

1258  Julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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

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