Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In April - 06

Friday, 03 July 2020

1896  On this day in history the first modern Olympic games begin in Athens (3/25 OS)  

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 April - 06 jim Jeffries KO's Jack Finnegan in 55 seconds  

1900  On April - 06 james J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title  

1900  Andres Sas, composer on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer  

1902  Gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus) on this day in history.  

1903  On April - 06 general railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)  

1903  On April - 06 harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer  

1904  On April - 06 kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)  

1905  P Gotz discovers asteroid #563 Suleika on April - 06.  

1906  On April - 06 the first animated cartoon copyrighted  

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 April - 06 alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57  

1908  On April - 06 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla  

1908  Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer on April - 06.  

1909  Commander Robert E. Peary &Matthew Henson reports reaching the North Pole on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 1st credit union forms in US  

1910  Desmond Dreyer, British admiral on April - 06.  

1911  Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history electric starter 1st appeared in cars  

1912  Endre Szekely, composer on April - 06.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1916  On April - 06 s Belyavskij discovers asteroid #857 Glasenappia  

1916  German parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare on April - 06.  

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

1917  On this day in history uS declares war on Germany, enters World War I  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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 this day in history.  

1631  Vincenzo De Grandis, composer was born on April - 06.  

1632  Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649) was born on April - 06.  

1651  On this day in history birth of andré Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)  

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

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 this day in history.  

Advertisements

Famous Deaths In April - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0885  On this day in history methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies  

0912  On April - 06 nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71  

1147  On this day in history death of frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)  

1199  On this day in history richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41  

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.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know