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Historical Events In April - 06

Thursday, 05 August 2021

1862  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1865  John Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36 on April - 06.  

1866  The birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw on April - 06.  

1866  G.A.R. forms on April - 06.  

1866  Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities) on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife  

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

1869  On April - 06 1st plastic, Celluloid, patented  

1869  Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter on April - 06.  

1871  On this day in history alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria  

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

1878  Prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta on this day in history.  

1878  On this day in history carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer  

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

1883  On April - 06 mien Labberton, Dutch poetress  

1884  Walter Huston, Tor, actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre) on April - 06.  

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

1885  On April - 06 carlos Leon Salzedo, composer  

1886  City of Vancouver, BC incorporated on April - 06.  

1886  On this day in history declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga  

1886  City of Vancouver BC incorporated on April - 06.  

1888  On April - 06 daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader)  

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

1889  On April - 06 barry Macollum, Northern Ireland  

1890  French troops under capt Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan on April - 06.  

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

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

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  On this day in history mormon temple in Salt Lake City dedicated  

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

1894  Gertrude Baines, American Supercentarian on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history first modern Olympic games begin in Athens, Greece  

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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  On this day in history birth of stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)  

1631  Vincenzo De Grandis, composer was born on April - 06.  

1632  Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649) was born on April - 06.  

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  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  Methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1199  Richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41 on April - 06.  

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 this day in history.  

1472  Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies on April - 06.  

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