Historical Events In April - 06
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1938 Teflon invented by Roy J Plunkett on April - 06.
1939 On this day in history uS &UK agree on joint control of Canton &Enderbury Is (Pacific)
1939 On this day in history great Britain & Poland sign military pact
1939 Robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies on this day in history.
1940 Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49 on April - 06.
1941 On this day in history german army invades Yugoslovia and Greece.
1941 On April - 06 italian-held Addis Ababa capitulates to British &Ethiopian forces
1941 8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280 on April - 06.
1942 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 on April - 06.
1942 On April - 06 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto
1943 British &US army link up in Africa during WW II on this day in history.
1943 British & US army link up in Africa during WW II on April - 06.
1944 On April - 06 jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis
1945 On this day in history first heavy kamikaze attack on ships at Okinawa.
1945 Most of the Jewish prisoners remaining at the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany are forced out on death marches on April - 06.
1945 On this day in history coevorden freed from nazis
1945 Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42 on April - 06.
1947 On April - 06 11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281
1947 Vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58 on April - 06.
1949 Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies on this day in history.
1950 On April - 06 john F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson
1951 On this day in history halfdan Cleve, composer, dies at 71
1952 On April - 06 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 On this day in history "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances
1957 On April - 06 nYC ends trolley car service
1958 Arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters on April - 06.
1961 USS Lake Champlain brings oxygen to aid stricken passenger of British liner Queen of Bermuda on April - 06.
1961 Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1962 J C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74 on April - 06.
1965 Early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched on this day in history.
1965 In Dar es Salaam Tanzania Ottawa starts program to equip and train air force of Tanzania on this day in history.
1965 Intelsat 1 ("Early Bird") first coml geosynchronous comm satellite on this day in history.