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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  On April - 07 birth of francis Xavier, saint/Jesuit missionary to India, Malaya, & Japan  

1534  Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians) was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School)  

1613  Gerhard Douw, Dutch painter (d. 1675) was born on April - 07.  

1613  On April - 07 birth of gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School) (d. 1675)  

1622  On this day in history birth of louise Hollandine, daughter of King Frederik V & Elizabeth Stuart  

1629  On April - 07 birth of juan Jose, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands  

1644  Fran├žois de Neufville, duc de Villeroi, French soldier (d. 1730) was born on April - 07.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0030  Christ, crucified, according to astronomer Schaefer, dies on this day in history.  

0924  Death of Berengarius I, Emperor of Italy, murdered on this day in history.  

1307  Death of Joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I of England (b. 1271) on this day in history.  

1444  On this day in history john Capreolus, French theologist (Libri IV), dies at about 50  

1498  On this day in history charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), dies at 27  

1524  Philip of Burgundy, bishop of Utrecht, dies on April - 07.  

1614  On this day in history el Greco, Spanish painter (View of Toledo), dies (birth date unknown)  

1638  Death of Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese ruler of Satsuma (b. 1576) on April - 07.  

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