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Historical Events In April - 05

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

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 April - 05.  

1920  On April - 05 the birth of Arthur Halley, British author  

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

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

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

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

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  On April - 05 ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher/economist  

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

1925  On this day in history 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  Jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies on April - 05.  

1929  On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1116 Catriona  

1929  Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact on April - 05.  

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  On this day in history dutch textile strike broken by trade unions  

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

1935  Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election on this day in history.  

1935  On April - 05 emil Mlynarski, composer, dies at 64  

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  On this day in history h Alikoski discovers asteroid #2714 Matti  

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

1939  William Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies on April - 05.  

1941  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336)  

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

1523  On April - 05 birth of blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596)  

1588  Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born on April - 05.  

1595  John Wilson, composer was born on this day in history.  

1598  Laurentius Erhard, composer was born on April - 05.  

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

1622  On this day in history 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  Death of Eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512) on April - 05.  

0828  On this day in history nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77  

1168  On April - 05 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 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  Death of Richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop on April - 05.  

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

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