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Historical Events In April - 06

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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 April - 06.  

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

1866  On April - 06 the birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1878  On April - 06 prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta  

1878  Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer on this day in history.  

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

1883  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1886  On April - 06 declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga  

1886  On this day in history city of Vancouver BC incorporated  

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  Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland on April - 06.  

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

1890  Anton Hermann Fokker, avation pioneer born on April - 06.  

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

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  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  On April - 06 gertrude Baines, American Supercentarian  

1896  On April - 06 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  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  On this day in history 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 April - 06 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  Methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies on April - 06.  

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

1147  On this day in history death of frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)  

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 this day in history.  

1348  On this day in history petrarch's Laura, dies of plague  

1362  On April - 06 death of jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle  

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

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