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Historical Events In April - 06

Monday, 21 September 2020

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 April - 06.  

1896  Juan Tomas Perez, composer on April - 06.  

1898  On April - 06 bobby Gilbert, PA  

1900  Jim Jeffries KO's Jack Finnegan in 55 seconds on this day in history.  

1900  James J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

1900  Andres Sas, composer on this day in history.  

1901  Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)  

1903  On this day in history general railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)  

1903  Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer on this day in history.  

1904  Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be) on this day in history.  

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 April - 06 1st animated cartoon copyrighted  

1906  John Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion) on this day in history.  

1906  Alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57 on April - 06.  

1908  On this day in history j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla  

1908  On this day in history vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer  

1909  On April - 06 commander Robert E. Peary &Matthew Henson reports reaching the North Pole  

1909  The first credit union established in US on April - 06.  

1909  The North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary on this day in history.  

1909  On April - 06 1st credit union forms in US  

1910  On this day in history desmond Dreyer, British admiral  

1911  On this day in history phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer  

1912  Electric starter 1st appeared in cars on April - 06.  

1912  Endre Szekely, composer on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday  

1914  On April - 06 george Reeves, Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind)  

1915  On this day in history sS Guernsey, went ashore on at Cap de la Hague Guernsey with a loss of seven crew while outward bound from Guernsey to Southampton.  

1916  On this day in history s Belyavskij discovers asteroid #857 Glasenappia  

1916  On April - 06 german parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare  

1917  On this day in history the United States enter World War I  

1917  US declares war on Germany, enters World War I on April - 06.  

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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  On April - 06 birth of stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1664  On April - 06 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 this day in history.  

0912  Nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71 on April - 06.  

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  On this day in history death of jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle  

1472  Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies on this day in history.  

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