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Historical Events In April - 05

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1941  On April - 05 in SF, Castro and Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses  

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

1942  HMS CORNWALL And HMS DORSETSHIRE sunk in the Indian Ocean south west of Ceylon by Japanese carrier divebombers, 190 men lost from 'Cornwall', 234 from 'Dorsetshire' on this day in history.  

1942  On April - 05 hMS TENEDOS sunk in harbour at Colombo, Ceylon - by Japanese carrier bombers.  

1943  On April - 05 allies bomb Mortsel  

1943  Poon Lim found after being adrift 133 days on this day in history.  

1943  On April - 05 the third and last "Macedonian transport" reaches the Treblinka "resettlement"; all are gassed.  

1944  On April - 05 140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse  

1944  On this day in history isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter), dies at 90  

1945  Almelo Netherlands freed on April - 05.  

1945  On this day in history kuniaki Koiso resigns as PM of Japan; replaced by Kantaro Suzuki  

1945  On April - 05 huldreich Georg Fruh, composer, dies at 41  

1946  1st performance of Charles Ives' 3rd Symphony on April - 05.  

1946  USS Missouri arrives in Turkey to return the body of Turkish ambassador to the U.S. and to show U.S. support and willingness to defend Turkey on April - 05.  

1946  On this day in history vincent Millie Youmans, US composer (Tea For Two), dies at 47  

1948  WGN TV channel 9 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1948  WGN TV channel 9 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham IL)  

1949  60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham Ill) on April - 05.  

1950  Prague espionage trial against bishops & priests begins on April - 05.  

1951  Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for allegedly giving American atomic secrets to the USSR on April - 05.  

1951  Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death on April - 05.  

1951  On April - 05 julius & Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death  

1951  On April - 05 edward Rigby, dies at 72  

1952  Henry Wittenberg wins his 8th AAU wrestling title on April - 05.  

1952  On this day in history henri Vandeputte, Belgian writer (L'Autre Vie), dies at 75  

1953  Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on this day in history.  

1953  WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw MI (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1954  Elvis Presley records his debut single, "That's All Right" on April - 05.  

1954  Claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1955  On this day in history british Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns  

1955  On this day in history winston Churchill resigns as British PM, Anthony Eden succeeds him  

1956  On April - 05 in Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna win the general elections in a landslide and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike is sworn in as the Prime Minister.  

1958  On this day in history ripple Rock, an underwater threat to navigation in the Seymour Narrows in Canada is destroyed in one of the largest non-nuclear controlled explosions of the time.  

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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 April - 05.  

1472  On this day in history 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 April - 05 birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

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

1622  On this day in history birth of vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703)  

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

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

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