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Historical Events In April - 06

Thursday, 25 February 2021

1862  On this day in history adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51  

1865  On this day in history battle of Sayler's Creek, 1/3rd of Lee's army cut off  

1865  On this day in history john Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36  

1866  On this day in history the birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw  

1866  On this day in history g.A.R. forms  

1866  On this day in history joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)  

1868  Brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife on this day in history.  

1868  Brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife on April - 06.  

1869  1st plastic, Celluloid, patented on April - 06.  

1869  Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter on this day in history.  

1871  Alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria on this day in history.  

1874  The birth of Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist on April - 06.  

1878  On this day in history prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta  

1878  Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer on April - 06.  

1883  On April - 06 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Speckled Band" (BG)  

1883  On this day in history mien Labberton, Dutch poetress  

1884  On April - 06 walter Huston, Tor, actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre)  

1884  Emanuel Geibel, writer, dies at 68 on April - 06.  

1885  On April - 06 carlos Leon Salzedo, composer  

1886  City of Vancouver, BC incorporated on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga  

1886  On this day in history city of Vancouver BC incorporated  

1888  On this day in history daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader)  

1889  On this day in history george Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time  

1889  On this day in history barry Macollum, Northern Ireland  

1890  On this day in history french troops under capt Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan  

1890  Anton Hermann Fokker, avation pioneer born on this day in history.  

1891  On April - 06 j Palisa discovers asteroid #309 Fraternitas  

1892  On April - 06 donald Wills Douglas, US, aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)  

1893  Andy Bowen &Jack Burke box 7 hrs 19 mins to no decision (111 rounds) on April - 06.  

1893  Mormon temple in Salt Lake City dedicated on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history andy Bowen & Jack Burke box 7 hrs 19 mins to no decision (111 rounds)  

1894  Gertrude Baines, American Supercentarian on April - 06.  

1896  First modern Olympic games begin in Athens, Greece on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1483  Raphael Sanzio, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina) was born on this day in history.  

1613  Stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683) was born on April - 06.  

1631  On April - 06 birth of vincenzo De Grandis, composer  

1632  Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1651  André Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  

1660  Johann Kuhnau, composer was born on this day in history.  

1664  On this day in history birth of arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)  

1671  On April - 06 birth of jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0885  On this day in history methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies  

0912  Nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1147  Death of Frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090) on April - 06.  

1199  Richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1252  Peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45 on April - 06.  

1348  Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague on this day in history.  

1362  Death of Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle on April - 06.  

1472  Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies on this day in history.  

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