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Historical Events In April - 05

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

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

1941  In SF, Castro & Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses on April - 05.  

1942  On April - 05 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'  

1942  On this day in history hMS TENEDOS sunk in harbour at Colombo, Ceylon - by Japanese carrier bombers.  

1943  Allies bomb Mortsel on this day in history.  

1943  Poon Lim found after being adrift 133 days on April - 05.  

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

1944  140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse on April - 05.  

1944  Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history almelo Netherlands freed  

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 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 April - 05.  

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

1948  WGN TV channel 9 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting on April - 05.  

1948  On this day in history 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 this day in history prague espionage trial against bishops & priests begins  

1951  On April - 05 julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for allegedly giving American atomic secrets to the USSR  

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 this day in history.  

1951  Edward Rigby, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1952  Henri Vandeputte, Belgian writer (L'Autre Vie), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1955  British Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns on this day in history.  

1955  On April - 05 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

1595  John Wilson, composer was born on April - 05.  

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

1604  Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675) was born on April - 05.  

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  Death of Eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512) on this day in history.  

0828  Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77 on this day in history.  

1168  Death of Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104) on this day in history.  

1258  On this day in history julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies  

1270  Ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies on April - 05.  

1419  On April - 05 death of vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350)  

1531  On April - 05 death of richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop  

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

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