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Historical Events In April - 05

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1941  On this day in history in SF, Castro and Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses  

1941  In SF, Castro & Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses on this day in history.  

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 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  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 this day in history.  

1944  140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse on this day in history.  

1944  Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter), dies at 90 on April - 05.  

1945  Almelo Netherlands freed on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1951  On this day in history julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for allegedly giving American atomic secrets to the USSR  

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  Edward Rigby, dies at 72 on April - 05.  

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

1953  On this day in history wEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw MI (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1954  Elvis Presley records his debut single, "That's All Right" on this day in history.  

1954  On April - 05 claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66  

1955  On April - 05 british Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns  

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 April - 05.  

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 this day in history.  

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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 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 this day in history.  

1598  On April - 05 birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

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

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 April - 05.  

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 April - 05.  

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

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