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Historical Events In April - 06

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

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

1918  On April - 06 joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)  

1919  On this day in history mohandas Karamchand Gandhi orders a General Strike.  

1919  Stefan Surzynski, composer, dies at 63 on April - 06.  

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

1920  Bernard Carter, British painter/etcher on April - 06.  

1921  Andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer on April - 06.  

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

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  4 planes leave Seattle on first successful around-the-world flight on April - 06.  

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

1926  On April - 06 stanley Cup: Montl Maroons beat Victoria Cougars (WHL), 3 games to 1  

1926  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history the birth of Andre Previn, American conductor  

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

1930  On this day in history first transcontinental glider tow completed  

1930  On this day in history 1st transcontinental glider tow completed  

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

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

1931  On April - 06 ivan Dixon, NYC, actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes)  

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

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 this day in history tornado, kills 203 &injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia  

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

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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 April - 06.  

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

1631  On April - 06 birth of vincenzo De Grandis, composer  

1632  On this day in history birth of maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)  

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

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

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  Nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71 on April - 06.  

1147  On April - 06 death of frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)  

1199  On April - 06 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 this day in history.  

1348  On this day in history petrarch's Laura, dies of plague  

1362  On this day in history death of jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle  

1472  On April - 06 pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies  

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