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