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Historical Events In April - 06

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1862  On April - 06 adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51  

1865  Battle of Sayler's Creek, 1/3rd of Lee's army cut off on April - 06.  

1865  On April - 06 john Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36  

1866  The birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw on this day in history.  

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

1866  On April - 06 joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)  

1868  On April - 06 brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife  

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

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

1869  On April - 06 louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter  

1871  On April - 06 alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria  

1874  The birth of Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist on this day in history.  

1878  Prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta on April - 06.  

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

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

1883  Mien Labberton, Dutch poetress on April - 06.  

1884  Walter Huston, Tor, actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre) on this day in history.  

1884  Emanuel Geibel, writer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1885  Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history city of Vancouver, BC incorporated  

1886  On this day in history declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga  

1886  On April - 06 city of Vancouver BC incorporated  

1888  Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader) on this day in history.  

1889  George Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time on this day in history.  

1889  Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland on this day in history.  

1890  On April - 06 french troops under capt Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan  

1890  On April - 06 anton Hermann Fokker, avation pioneer born  

1891  J Palisa discovers asteroid #309 Fraternitas on April - 06.  

1892  On this day in history donald Wills Douglas, US, aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)  

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

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

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

1894  Gertrude Baines, American Supercentarian on April - 06.  

1896  First modern Olympic games begin in Athens, Greece on April - 06.  

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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 April - 06.  

1613  On April - 06 birth of stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)  

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

1632  On April - 06 birth of maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)  

1651  André Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722) was born on April - 06.  

1660  On this day in history birth of johann Kuhnau, composer  

1664  Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 06 methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies  

0912  Nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71 on April - 06.  

1147  On April - 06 death of frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)  

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

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

1348  On April - 06 petrarch's Laura, dies of plague  

1362  Death of Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle on this day in history.  

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

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