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Historical Events In April - 05

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1941  On this day in history 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 this day in history hMS TENEDOS sunk in harbour at Colombo, Ceylon - by Japanese carrier bombers.  

1943  On April - 05 allies bomb Mortsel  

1943  On April - 05 poon Lim found after being adrift 133 days  

1943  The third and last "Macedonian transport" reaches the Treblinka "resettlement"; all are gassed on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history 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 April - 05 kuniaki Koiso resigns as PM of Japan; replaced by Kantaro Suzuki  

1945  Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1946  1st performance of Charles Ives' 3rd Symphony on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1946  Vincent Millie Youmans, US composer (Tea For Two), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1948  On April - 05 wGN TV channel 9 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting  

1948  On April - 05 wGN TV channel 9 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting  

1949  On April - 05 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham IL)  

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

1950  On April - 05 prague espionage trial against bishops & priests begins  

1951  Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for allegedly giving American atomic secrets to the USSR on this day in history.  

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

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

1951  On this day in history edward Rigby, dies at 72  

1952  On April - 05 henry Wittenberg wins his 8th AAU wrestling title  

1952  Henri Vandeputte, Belgian writer (L'Autre Vie), dies at 75 on April - 05.  

1953  On April - 05 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open  

1953  WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw MI (CBS) begins broadcasting on April - 05.  

1954  On this day in history elvis Presley records his debut single, "That's All Right"  

1954  Claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66 on April - 05.  

1955  British Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns on April - 05.  

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

1956  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 on this day in history.  

1958  On April - 05 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 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  Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born on this day in history.  

1595  On this day in history birth of john Wilson, composer  

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

1604  On April - 05 birth of charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675)  

1622  On April - 05 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  On April - 05 death of eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512)  

0828  On April - 05 nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77  

1168  Death of Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104) on April - 05.  

1258  Julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies on April - 05.  

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 this day in history.  

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 April - 05.  

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