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Historical Events In April - 05

Friday, 03 July 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1961  On this day in history barbra Streisand appears on "The Jack Paar Show"  

1961  Dutch Governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council on April - 05.  

1961  Barbra Streisand appears on "Jack Paar Show" on April - 05.  

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 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  On this day in history beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me)  

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

1963  On this day in history jacobus JP Old, architect/co-founder (The Style), dies at 73  

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

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

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

1964  On April - 05 douglas MacArthur, US general (Pacific theater-WW II), dies at 84  

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

1965  On April - 05 lava Lamp Day celebrated  

1965  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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 this day in history.  

1968  On April - 05 jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens  

1968  US marine base Khe San Vietnam, appalled on April - 05.  

1968  On this day in history lois Andrews, dies of lung cancer at 44  

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  Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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  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 April - 05.  

1588  On April - 05 birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

1595  On this day in history birth of john Wilson, composer  

1598  Laurentius Erhard, composer was born on this day in history.  

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.  

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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  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  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 April - 05 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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