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Historical Events In April - 06

Friday, 14 May 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  John Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36 on April - 06.  

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

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

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

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

1874  On April - 06 the birth of Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist  

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

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

1883  Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Speckled Band" (BG) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history emanuel Geibel, writer, dies at 68  

1885  Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer on April - 06.  

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

1886  Declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga on this day in history.  

1886  On April - 06 city of Vancouver BC incorporated  

1888  Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader) on April - 06.  

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  French troops under capt Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan on this day in history.  

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

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  Mormon temple in Salt Lake City dedicated on April - 06.  

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

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  On April - 06 birth of raphael Sanzio, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina)  

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

1651  On April - 06 birth of andré Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)  

1660  Johann Kuhnau, composer was born on April - 06.  

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

1671  Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs) was born on April - 06.  

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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 April - 06.  

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

1199  On April - 06 richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41  

1252  On this day in history peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45  

1348  Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague on April - 06.  

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

1472  On this day in history pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies  

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