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Historical Events In April - 06

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

1917  On April - 06 julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)  

1918  On this day in history joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)  

1919  On April - 06 mohandas Karamchand Gandhi orders a General Strike.  

1919  On April - 06 stefan Surzynski, composer, dies at 63  

1920  On this day in history french troop attacks Main/Darmstadt/Hanau  

1920  On this day in history bernard Carter, British painter/etcher  

1921  On this day in history andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer  

1922  B Jekhovsky discovers asteroid #977 Philippa on April - 06.  

1922  Barry Levinson, director (Rain Man) on April - 06.  

1923  The first Prefects Board in Southeast Asia is formed in Victoria Institution, Malaysia on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history 4 planes leave Seattle on first successful around-the-world flight  

1924  4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight on April - 06.  

1925  On this day in history 1st film shown on an airplane (British Air)  

1925  Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950) on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history stanley Cup: Montl Maroons beat Victoria Cougars (WHL), 3 games to 1  

1926  On April - 06 ian Paisley, North Ireland, clergyman/MP  

1926  On this day in history giovanni Amendola, antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo), dies at 43  

1927  David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury) on April - 06.  

1928  On April - 06 the birth of James Watson, American scientist who discovered DNA structure  

1928  On April - 06 james Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA)  

1929  The birth of Andre Previn, American conductor on this day in history.  

1929  On April - 06 "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster  

1930  On this day in history first transcontinental glider tow completed  

1930  On April - 06 1st transcontinental glider tow completed  

1931  First Scottsboro (Ala) trial begins - 9 blacks accused of rape on this day in history.  

1931  On this day in history 1st Scottsboro (Ala) trial begins  

1931  Ivan Dixon, NYC, actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes) on this day in history.  

1931  Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer, dies at 73 on April - 06.  

1934  418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany on April - 06.  

1935  On April - 06 h Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses &sinks 371 more  

1935  H Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses & sinks 371 more on this day in history.  

1935  On April - 06 edward Arlington Robinson, US poet, dies  

1936  Tornado, kills 203 &injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia on this day in history.  

1936  3rd Golf Masters Championship: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 285 on April - 06.  

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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 April - 06.  

1631  On this day in history birth of vincenzo De Grandis, composer  

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

1651  On April - 06 birth of andré Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)  

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

1664  Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

1671  Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs) was born on this day in history.  

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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 April - 06.  

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

1252  Peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1348  On April - 06 petrarch's Laura, dies of plague  

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 April - 06.  

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