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Historical Events In April - 06

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1938  On this day in history teflon invented by Roy J Plunkett  

1939  US &UK agree on joint control of Canton &Enderbury Is (Pacific) on this day in history.  

1939  Great Britain & Poland sign military pact on April - 06.  

1939  Robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies on April - 06.  

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

1941  German army invades Yugoslovia and Greece on April - 06.  

1941  Italian-held Addis Ababa capitulates to British &Ethiopian forces on this day in history.  

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

1942  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On April - 06 jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis  

1945  First heavy kamikaze attack on ships at Okinawa on this day in history.  

1945  Most of the Jewish prisoners remaining at the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany are forced out on death marches on April - 06.  

1945  Coevorden freed from nazis on April - 06.  

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

1947  11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281 on April - 06.  

1947  Vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

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  On April - 06 sam Snead wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament  

1952  16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286 on this day in history.  

1954  Mont Canadiens score 3 goals in 56 sec in playoff game against Det on April - 06.  

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

1957  On April - 06 nYC ends trolley car service  

1958  On this day in history 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 April - 06 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1613  Stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683) was born on this day in history.  

1631  Vincenzo De Grandis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1664  Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742) was born on April - 06.  

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 this day in history 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  On April - 06 death of frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)  

1199  Richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41 on April - 06.  

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  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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