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Historical Events In April - 05

Monday, 28 September 2020

1958  On this day in history jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87  

1959  On this day in history 23rd Golf Masters Championship Art Wall Jr wins, shooting a 284  

1959  Art Wall wins golf's Masters on April - 05.  

1959  23rd Golf Masters Championship: Art Wall Jr wins, shooting a 284 on April - 05.  

1960  On this day in history alma Kruger, actor (Made For Each Other), dies at 88  

1961  Barbra Streisand appears on "The Jack Paar Show" on this day in history.  

1961  On this day in history dutch Governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council  

1961  Barbra Streisand appears on "Jack Paar Show" on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns", premieres in NYC  

1962  On this day in history manager J Daems appointed bishop of Antwerp  

1962  NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 54,600 m on this day in history.  

1962  St Bernard Tunnel finished-Swiss/Italians workers shake hands on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns," premieres in NYC  

1963  Beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me) on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa  

1963  On April - 05 jacobus JP Old, architect/co-founder (The Style), dies at 73  

1964  On April - 05 1st driverless trains run on the London Underground  

1964  First driverless trains run on the London Underground on April - 05.  

1964  Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St Petersburg Women's Golf Open on this day in history.  

1964  Douglas MacArthur, US general (Pacific theater-WW II), dies at 84 on April - 05.  

1965  37th Academy Awards - "My Fair Lady", Rex Harrison & Julie Andrews win on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history lava Lamp Day celebrated  

1965  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on April - 05.  

1966  WTVX TV channel 34 in Fort Pierce-Vero Beach FL (IND) 1st broadcast on April - 05.  

1966  On April - 05 sven Fleuron, writer, dies at 91  

1967  On April - 05 aTS II launched but fails to reach orbit  

1967  Philadelphia '76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds on April - 05.  

1968  Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history uS marine base Khe San Vietnam, appalled  

1968  Lois Andrews, dies of lung cancer at 44 on this day in history.  

1969  On April - 05 gabriel M-E-R Chevallier, French author (La Peur), dies at 73  

1970  On April - 05 wSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting  

1970  On April - 05 jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor, dies at 78  

1971  Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole 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  Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510) was born on April - 05.  

1523  Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

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

1598  On this day in history birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

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  On this day in history death of robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104)  

1258  On April - 05 julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies  

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  On this day in history death of richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop  

1605  On this day in history death of adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513)  

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