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Historical Events In April - 05

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1958  On April - 05 jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87  

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

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

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

1960  On April - 05 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 April - 05 herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns", premieres in NYC  

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

1962  On April - 05 nASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 54,600 m  

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

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 April - 05.  

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

1963  Jacobus JP Old, architect/co-founder (The Style), dies at 73 on April - 05.  

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

1964  First driverless trains run on the London Underground on this day in history.  

1964  Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St Petersburg Women's Golf Open on April - 05.  

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 April - 05.  

1965  On this day in history lava Lamp Day celebrated  

1965  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history wTVX TV channel 34 in Fort Pierce-Vero Beach FL (IND) 1st broadcast  

1966  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1968  US marine base Khe San Vietnam, appalled on this day in history.  

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 this day in history wSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting  

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

1971  On April - 05 fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1288  On April - 05 birth of emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336)  

1472  On this day in history birth of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510)  

1523  On this day in history birth of blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596)  

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  Laurentius Erhard, composer was born on April - 05.  

1604  Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1622  Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  On April - 05 ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies  

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 this day in history.  

1605  Death of Adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513) on this day in history.  

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