Historical Events In April - 06
Thursday, 06 May 2021
1896 On April - 06 the first modern Olympic games begin in Athens (3/25 OS)
1896 On April - 06 1st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece [3/25 OS] American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal in mod history
1896 Juan Tomas Perez, composer on this day in history.
1898 Bobby Gilbert, PA on this day in history.
1900 On April - 06 jim Jeffries KO's Jack Finnegan in 55 seconds
1900 On this day in history james J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1900 On this day in history andres Sas, composer
1901 Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer on April - 06.
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 April - 06 kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
1905 On this day in history p Gotz discovers asteroid #563 Suleika
1906 On April - 06 the first animated cartoon copyrighted
1906 1st animated cartoon copyrighted on April - 06.
1906 On this day in history 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 J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla on April - 06.
1908 On this day in history vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer
1909 On this day in history 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 April - 06.
1909 On April - 06 1st credit union forms in US
1910 Desmond Dreyer, British admiral on April - 06.
1911 Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer on April - 06.
1912 Electric starter 1st appeared in cars on April - 06.
1912 On this day in history endre Szekely, composer
1913 On April - 06 jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
1914 George Reeves, Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind) on April - 06.
1915 On April - 06 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 S Belyavskij discovers asteroid #857 Glasenappia on April - 06.
1916 German parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history the United States enter World War I
1917 US declares war on Germany, enters World War I on this day in history.