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Historical Events In April - 06

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1938  Teflon invented by Roy J Plunkett on this day in history.  

1939  On April - 06 uS &UK agree on joint control of Canton &Enderbury Is (Pacific)  

1939  Great Britain & Poland sign military pact on this day in history.  

1939  On April - 06 robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies  

1940  On this day in history andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49  

1941  German army invades Yugoslovia and Greece on this day in history.  

1941  Italian-held Addis Ababa capitulates to British &Ethiopian forces on April - 06.  

1941  8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280 on this day in history.  

1942  On April - 06 general Andrew G.L. (Andy) McNaughton forms the First Canadian Army in Britain with five divisions, two armored brigades, and 3 other divisions slated for home defence.  

1942  On April - 06 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto  

1943  On April - 06 british &US army link up in Africa during WW II  

1943  British & US army link up in Africa during WW II on April - 06.  

1944  Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis on April - 06.  

1945  On April - 06 first heavy kamikaze attack on ships at Okinawa.  

1945  On this day in history most of the Jewish prisoners remaining at the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany are forced out on death marches.  

1945  Coevorden freed from nazis on this day in history.  

1945  Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history 11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281  

1947  On this day in history vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58  

1949  Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies on April - 06.  

1950  John F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson on this day in history.  

1951  Halfdan Cleve, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history sam Snead wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament  

1952  On April - 06 16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286  

1954  On April - 06 mont Canadiens score 3 goals in 56 sec in playoff game against Det  

1955  "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances on April - 06.  

1957  NYC ends trolley car service on April - 06.  

1958  Arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters on this day in history.  

1961  USS Lake Champlain brings oxygen to aid stricken passenger of British liner Queen of Bermuda on this day in history.  

1961  On April - 06 jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90  

1962  On this day in history j C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74  

1965  On this day in history early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched  

1965  In Dar es Salaam Tanzania Ottawa starts program to equip and train air force of Tanzania on this day in history.  

1965  On April - 06 intelsat 1 ("Early Bird") first coml geosynchronous comm satellite  

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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  Vincenzo De Grandis, composer was born on this day in history.  

1632  On April - 06 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  Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs) was born on April - 06.  

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

1147  Death of Frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1362  On April - 06 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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