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Historical Events In April - 06

Thursday, 25 February 2021

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

1918  On this day in history 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  On April - 06 french troop attacks Main/Darmstadt/Hanau  

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

1921  On April - 06 andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer  

1922  B Jekhovsky discovers asteroid #977 Philippa on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history barry Levinson, director (Rain Man)  

1923  On this day in history 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  On April - 06 4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight  

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

1925  Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950) on April - 06.  

1926  Stanley Cup: Montl Maroons beat Victoria Cougars (WHL), 3 games to 1 on April - 06.  

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  David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 April - 06.  

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

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

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

1934  On April - 06 418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany  

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

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

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

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  On April - 06 birth of raphael Sanzio, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina)  

1613  On this day in history 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 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  On April - 06 birth of jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0885  On April - 06 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 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 April - 06 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 April - 06.  

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