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Historical Events In April - 06

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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

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

1866  G.A.R. forms on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1869  On this day in history louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter  

1871  Alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria on April - 06.  

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

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

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

1883  On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Speckled Band" (BG)  

1883  Mien Labberton, Dutch poetress on this day in history.  

1884  On this day in history walter Huston, Tor, actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre)  

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

1885  On April - 06 carlos Leon Salzedo, composer  

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

1886  On this day in history declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga  

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

1888  On April - 06 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 April - 06 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  J Palisa discovers asteroid #309 Fraternitas on April - 06.  

1892  On April - 06 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  On April - 06 andy Bowen & Jack Burke box 7 hrs 19 mins to no decision (111 rounds)  

1894  Gertrude Baines, American Supercentarian on April - 06.  

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 April - 06.  

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

1631  Vincenzo De Grandis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1651  On this day in history birth of andré Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)  

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  Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs) was born on April - 06.  

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  On this day in history nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71  

1147  Death of Frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On April - 06 pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies  

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