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Historical Events In April - 06

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1917  Julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber) on this day in history.  

1918  Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) on this day in history.  

1919  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi orders a General Strike on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history stefan Surzynski, composer, dies at 63  

1920  French troop attacks Main/Darmstadt/Hanau on this day in history.  

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

1921  On April - 06 andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer  

1922  On April - 06 b Jekhovsky discovers asteroid #977 Philippa  

1922  Barry Levinson, director (Rain Man) on this day in history.  

1923  On April - 06 the first Prefects Board in Southeast Asia is formed in Victoria Institution, Malaysia.  

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 this day in history.  

1925  1st film shown on an airplane (British Air) on April - 06.  

1925  On April - 06 arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950)  

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

1926  On this day in history ian Paisley, North Ireland, clergyman/MP  

1926  Giovanni Amendola, antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1927  On April - 06 david Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)  

1928  On this day in history the birth of James Watson, American scientist who discovered DNA structure  

1928  On this day in history james Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA)  

1929  On April - 06 the birth of Andre Previn, American conductor  

1929  On this day in history "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster  

1930  First transcontinental glider tow completed on this day in history.  

1930  1st transcontinental glider tow completed on April - 06.  

1931  On this day in history first Scottsboro (Ala) trial begins - 9 blacks accused of rape  

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

1931  Ivan Dixon, NYC, actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes) on April - 06.  

1931  On April - 06 giuseppi Radiciotti, composer, dies at 73  

1934  On April - 06 418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany  

1935  H Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses &sinks 371 more on April - 06.  

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

1935  Edward Arlington Robinson, US poet, dies on April - 06.  

1936  On April - 06 tornado, kills 203 &injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia  

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  Raphael Sanzio, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina) was born on this day in history.  

1613  On April - 06 birth of stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)  

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

1632  On April - 06 birth of maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)  

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

1660  On April - 06 birth of johann Kuhnau, composer  

1664  On this day in history 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  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  Death of Frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090) on April - 06.  

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

1252  On April - 06 peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45  

1348  Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague on April - 06.  

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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