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Historical Events In April - 05

Friday, 16 April 2021

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

1941  On this day in history 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 April - 05.  

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

1943  Allies bomb Mortsel on April - 05.  

1943  On this day in history poon Lim found after being adrift 133 days  

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

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

1944  On April - 05 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 April - 05.  

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

1946  On April - 05 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.  

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

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 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  On this day in history julius and Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death  

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  Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on April - 05.  

1953  On April - 05 wEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw MI (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1954  On April - 05 elvis Presley records his debut single, "That's All Right"  

1954  On this day in history claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66  

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  On this day in history 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  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 on April - 05.  

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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  Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

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  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)  

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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  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 April - 05.  

1270  Ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies on this day in history.  

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 April - 05.  

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

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