Historical Events In April - 06
Thursday, 13 May 2021
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 Great Britain & Poland sign military pact on this day in history.
1939 On April - 06 robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies
1940 On April - 06 andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49
1941 On this day in history german army invades Yugoslovia and Greece.
1941 Italian-held Addis Ababa capitulates to British &Ethiopian forces on this day in history.
1941 On April - 06 8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280
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 this day in history.
1942 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto on this day in history.
1943 On April - 06 british &US army link up in Africa during WW II
1943 On this day in history british & US army link up in Africa during WW II
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 April - 06 coevorden freed from nazis
1945 Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42 on April - 06.
1947 On this day in history 11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281
1947 Vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1949 On April - 06 stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
1950 On this day in history john F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson
1951 Halfdan Cleve, composer, dies at 71 on April - 06.
1952 Sam Snead wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament on April - 06.
1952 On this day in history 16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286
1954 Mont Canadiens score 3 goals in 56 sec in playoff game against Det on April - 06.
1955 On this day in history "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances
1957 NYC ends trolley car service on April - 06.
1958 On April - 06 arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters
1961 USS Lake Champlain brings oxygen to aid stricken passenger of British liner Queen of Bermuda on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90
1962 J C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74 on April - 06.
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 April - 06.
1965 Intelsat 1 ("Early Bird") first coml geosynchronous comm satellite on April - 06.