Historical Events In April - 06
Thursday, 26 May 2022
1896 The first modern Olympic games begin in Athens (3/25 OS) on April - 06.
1896 1st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece [3/25 OS] American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal in mod history on this day in history.
1896 Juan Tomas Perez, composer on this day in history.
1898 On April - 06 bobby Gilbert, PA
1900 On this day in history jim Jeffries KO's Jack Finnegan in 55 seconds
1900 James J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title on April - 06.
1900 Andres Sas, composer on this day in history.
1901 On April - 06 willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
1902 On April - 06 gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)
1903 General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws) on this day in history.
1903 Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer on April - 06.
1904 On this day in history kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
1905 P Gotz discovers asteroid #563 Suleika on this day in history.
1906 The first animated cartoon copyrighted on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history 1st animated cartoon copyrighted
1906 On April - 06 john Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion)
1906 Alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1908 On April - 06 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla
1908 Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer on this day in history.
1909 Commander Robert E. Peary &Matthew Henson reports reaching the North Pole on April - 06.
1909 On April - 06 the first credit union established in US
1909 On this day in history the North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary
1909 1st credit union forms in US on April - 06.
1910 On this day in history desmond Dreyer, British admiral
1911 On April - 06 phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer
1912 On this day in history electric starter 1st appeared in cars
1912 Endre Szekely, composer on this day in history.
1913 On April - 06 jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
1914 On April - 06 george Reeves, Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind)
1915 SS Guernsey, went ashore on at Cap de la Hague Guernsey with a loss of seven crew while outward bound from Guernsey to Southampton on April - 06.
1916 On April - 06 s Belyavskij discovers asteroid #857 Glasenappia
1916 German parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare on April - 06.
1917 The United States enter World War I on April - 06.
1917 US declares war on Germany, enters World War I on this day in history.