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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.  

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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 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  Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1651  On this day in history birth of andré Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)  

1660  On April - 06 birth of johann Kuhnau, composer  

1664  On April - 06 birth of arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)  

1671  On this day in history 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  On this day in history nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71  

1147  Death of Frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090) on April - 06.  

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

1252  On this day in history peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45  

1348  Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague on April - 06.  

1362  On this day in history death of jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle  

1472  Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies on this day in history.  

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