Historical Events In April - 06
Sunday, 28 February 2021
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 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 Andres Sas, composer on April - 06.
1901 On April - 06 willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
1902 On this day in history gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)
1903 General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws) on April - 06.
1903 Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer on this day in history.
1904 On April - 06 kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
1905 On April - 06 p Gotz discovers asteroid #563 Suleika
1906 The first animated cartoon copyrighted on this day in history.
1906 1st animated cartoon copyrighted on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history john Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion)
1906 On this day in history alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57
1908 On April - 06 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla
1908 On April - 06 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 On April - 06 the North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary
1909 1st credit union forms in US on this day in history.
1910 On April - 06 desmond Dreyer, British admiral
1911 Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer on this day in history.
1912 Electric starter 1st appeared in cars on this day in history.
1912 On April - 06 endre Szekely, composer
1913 On this day in history jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
1914 On this day in history 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 S Belyavskij discovers asteroid #857 Glasenappia on April - 06.
1916 German parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare on this day in history.
1917 On April - 06 the United States enter World War I
1917 US declares war on Germany, enters World War I on this day in history.