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Historical Events In April - 05

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

1919  Polish Army executes 35 young Jews on this day in history.  

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

1920  The birth of Arthur Halley, British author on April - 05.  

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

1921  On this day in history lady Fisher, founder (British Women Caring Trust)  

1921  Alphonsus J M Diepenbrock, Dutch composer (Missa), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1922  KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions on this day in history.  

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

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

1922  On this day in history charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85  

1923  Firestone Company puts their inflatable tires into production on April - 05.  

1923  On April - 05 firestone Co put their inflatable tires into production  

1923  Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher/economist on this day in history.  

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

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

1925  On this day in history 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  Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1932  On April - 05 dutch textile strike broken by trade unions  

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 this day in history.  

1936  Tupelo Mississippi virtually annihilated by a tornado, 216 die on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa Poland  

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

1939  On this day in history membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory  

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

1941  In San Francisco, Castro & Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses on this day in history.  

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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  Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

1604  Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1622  Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703) was born on April - 05.  

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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 this day in history.  

1270  Ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies on April - 05.  

1419  Death of Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350) on this day in history.  

1531  Death of Richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop on April - 05.  

1605  On April - 05 death of adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513)  

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