Historical Events In April - 07
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
1884 Charles Dodd, English new testament authority on April - 07.
1884 Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poet (Avondlamp), dies at 80 on April - 07.
1888 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG) on April - 07.
1890 Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal on April - 07.
1890 Marjory Stoneman Douglas, environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades) on April - 07.
1891 On this day in history nebraska introduces the 8 hour work day
1891 PT Barnum circus showman (Barnum &Bailey), dies at 80 on April - 07.
1891 On April - 07 nebraska introduces 8 hour work day
1891 Phineas T Barnum, US circus promoter (B & Bailey), dies at 88 on April - 07.
1893 On April - 07 irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
1894 Gerald Brenan, English writer on this day in history.
1895 On this day in history eduardo Toldra, composer
1896 Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25) on this day in history.
1897 Harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS] on April - 07.
1900 Tebbs Lloyd Johnson, England, 50K walker (Olympic-bronze-1952) on this day in history.
1901 On April - 07 sDAP demands general voting right/abolishing First Chamber
1902 On this day in history texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms
1906 Italian volcano 'Versuvius' erupts on April - 07.
1906 Act of Algeciras drawn between Moroccan police & banking business on April - 07.
1908 Le Duan, Vietnamese politician on April - 07.
1912 John Adrian Hope, politician/businessman on this day in history.
1914 On April - 07 sydney Thompson, rock climber
1915 On April - 07 the birth of Billy Holiday, American jazz singer
1915 On April - 07 billie Holiday, [Eleanora Fagan], Balt, singer (Aint Nobodys Business)
1917 On April - 07 de Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid
1917 R G Armstrong, Birmingham Ala, actor (T.H.E. Cat) on this day in history.
1917 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1918 C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) on this day in history.
1919 1st parcel of land is purchased for Cleveland Metroparks on this day in history.
1919 On April - 07 ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orch leader (Let's Dance)
1920 On April - 07 ravi Shankar, Benares India, sitar player (Sounds of India)
1922 Naval Reserve #3, "Teapot Dome," leased to Harry F Sinclair on April - 07.
1922 Kenneth Howard Peacock, composer on this day in history.
1923 On April - 07 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney