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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.  

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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  On this day in history birth of stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)  

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

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  Johann Kuhnau, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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


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 April - 06 nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71  

1147  Death of Frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090) on this day in history.  

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

1252  On April - 06 peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45  

1348  On this day in history petrarch's Laura, dies of plague  

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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