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Historical Events In April - 06

Monday, 01 March 2021

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

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

1939  On April - 06 great Britain & Poland sign military pact  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto  

1943  On this day in history british &US army link up in Africa during WW II  

1943  British & US army link up in Africa during WW II on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis  

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

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 April - 06.  

1945  On April - 06 benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42  

1947  11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281 on this day in history.  

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

1954  On this day in history 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  NYC ends trolley car service on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1965  On April - 06 early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched  

1965  On this day in history in Dar es Salaam Tanzania Ottawa starts program to equip and train air force of Tanzania.  

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  On this day in history birth of raphael Sanzio, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina)  

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

1631  Vincenzo De Grandis, composer was born on April - 06.  

1632  On April - 06 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 April - 06.  

1664  On this day in history birth of arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)  

1671  Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs) was born on April - 06.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0885  On April - 06 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  On this day in history death of frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)  

1199  On this day in history richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41  

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

1348  On April - 06 petrarch's Laura, dies of plague  

1362  Death of Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle on April - 06.  

1472  Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies on April - 06.  

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