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Historical Events In April - 05

Sunday, 09 May 2021

1958  Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

1959  On April - 05 art Wall wins golf's Masters  

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

1960  Alma Kruger, actor (Made For Each Other), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1961  On April - 05 barbra Streisand appears on "The Jack Paar Show"  

1961  Dutch Governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council on this day in history.  

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

1962  Herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns", premieres in NYC on April - 05.  

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 April - 05.  

1962  On this day in history st Bernard Tunnel finished-Swiss/Italians workers shake hands  

1962  Herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns," premieres in NYC on April - 05.  

1963  Beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me) on April - 05.  

1963  Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa on April - 05.  

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 this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St Petersburg Women's Golf Open  

1964  Douglas MacArthur, US general (Pacific theater-WW II), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1965  On April - 05 37th Academy Awards - "My Fair Lady", Rex Harrison & Julie Andrews win  

1965  Lava Lamp Day celebrated on April - 05.  

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  Sven Fleuron, writer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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

1967  Philadelphia '76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds on this day in history.  

1968  Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens on April - 05.  

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

1968  Lois Andrews, dies of lung cancer at 44 on April - 05.  

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

1970  WSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting on April - 05.  

1970  On this day in history jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor, dies at 78  

1971  Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole 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 April - 05.  

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 April - 05.  

1595  On April - 05 birth of john Wilson, composer  

1598  On April - 05 birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

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

1622  Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703) was born on April - 05.  

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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  On this day in history ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies  

1419  On April - 05 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  Death of Adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513) on this day in history.  

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