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Historical Events In April - 06

Saturday, 24 September 2022

1917  On this day in history julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)  

1918  Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) on April - 06.  

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

1919  Stefan Surzynski, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

1920  Bernard Carter, British painter/etcher on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer  

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

1922  On April - 06 barry Levinson, director (Rain Man)  

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

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

1924  On this day in history 4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight  

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

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 April - 06.  

1926  On April - 06 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 this day in history david Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)  

1928  The birth of James Watson, American scientist who discovered DNA structure on this day in history.  

1928  James Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA) on April - 06.  

1929  The birth of Andre Previn, American conductor on April - 06.  

1929  "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history first transcontinental glider tow completed  

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

1931  First Scottsboro (Ala) trial begins - 9 blacks accused of rape on April - 06.  

1931  1st Scottsboro (Ala) trial begins on April - 06.  

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

1931  Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history 418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany  

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

1935  On this day in history h Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses & sinks 371 more  

1935  Edward Arlington Robinson, US poet, dies on this day in history.  

1936  Tornado, kills 203 &injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia on April - 06.  

1936  3rd Golf Masters Championship: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 285 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1483  On this day in history 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  On April - 06 birth of maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)  

1651  André Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history birth of johann Kuhnau, composer  

1664  On this day in history birth of arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)  

1671  On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)  

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 April - 06.  

0912  On this day in history nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71  

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 this day in history petrarch's Laura, dies of plague  

1362  Death of Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle on April - 06.  

1472  Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies on this day in history.  

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