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Historical Events In April - 05

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1971  On April - 05 mount Etna erupts in Sicily Italy  

1971  On April - 05 uS Lieutenant Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life  

1971  WNJT TV Channel 52 in Trenton NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1972  Baseball season is delayed due to a strike on this day in history.  

1972  On this day in history mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub  

1972  Brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73 on April - 05.  

1973  NFL adopts jersey numbering system (ie quarterbacks, 1-19) on April - 05.  

1973  Pioneer 11 launched to Jupiter on April - 05.  

1974  On April - 05 last day of Test cricket for Garry Sobers & Rohan Kanhai  

1974  Then tallest building, World Trade Center opens in NYC (110 stories) on April - 05.  

1974  On April - 05 william Hudson, actor (I Led 3 Lives), dies at 49  

1975  "Letter for Queen Victoria" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 18 performances on this day in history.  

1975  On April - 05 soyuz 18A launch aborted short of orbit; cosmonauts return safely  

1975  On this day in history inez Courtney, dies at 67  

1976  Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2928 on April - 05.  

1976  On April - 05 harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes PM of England  

1976  Tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen", premieres in London on April - 05.  

1976  On this day in history howard Hughes, reclusive billionaire, dies at 72  

1977  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1977  On this day in history john Marriott, dies at 83  

1979  Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver wins his 1,000th game as a skipper on this day in history.  

1979  On this day in history ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia  

1979  On April - 05 pioneer 11 launched towards Jupiter  

1981  On this day in history 10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez  

1981  E Bowell discovers asteroids #2383 Bradley and #2433 Sootiyo on this day in history.  

1981  Philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes on April - 05.  

1981  On April - 05 the Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev goes to Czechoslovakia to discuss Polish crisis  

1981  Bob "Bear" Hite, rocker (Canned Heat), dies of a heart attack at 36 on this day in history.  

1982  A British Naval Task Force leaves for the Falkland Islands, which have been invaded by Argentina on April - 05.  

1982  On April - 05 lord Carrington, British foreign secretary resigns due to Falkland Islands war  

1982  On this day in history st Louis Cardinals' Jim Kaat pitches in record 24th consecutive season  

1982  On this day in history abe Fortas, Supreme court justice, dies at 71  

1983  On this day in history france throws out 47 Soviet diplomats  

1983  New York Mets' Tom Seaver's sets record 14th National League Opening Day assignment 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 April - 05.  

1472  Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510) was born on this day in history.  

1523  Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596) was born on April - 05.  

1588  Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born on April - 05.  

1595  On April - 05 birth of john Wilson, composer  

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

1604  Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675) was born on April - 05.  

1622  On this day in history 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  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 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  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 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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