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Historical Events In April - 05

Friday, 26 February 2021

1919  Heavyweight Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in Havana on this day in history.  

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 April - 05.  

1920  On this day in history arthur Hailey, Luton England, novelist (Hotel, Airport)  

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 April - 05 wDZ-AM in Decatur IL begins radio transmissions  

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

1922  Charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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  K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2235 Vittore on this day in history.  

1925  On April - 05 belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election  

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

1927  Johnny Weissmuller set records in the 100 & 200 meter freestyle on this day in history.  

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

1928  On April - 05 jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies  

1929  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1116 Catriona on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history england out for 849 v WI Kingston, Sandham out for 325  

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

1934  On this day in history salvatore Di Giacomo, composer, dies at 74  

1935  On April - 05 croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election  

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

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  On April - 05 membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory  

1939  On this day in history 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 April - 05 birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

1595  On April - 05 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 April - 05.  

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

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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  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  On April - 05 ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies  

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

1531  Death of Richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop on this day in history.  

1605  Death of Adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513) on April - 05.  

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