Historical Events In April - 07
Tuesday, 22 September 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 On April - 07 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG)
1890 Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal on this day in history.
1890 Marjory Stoneman Douglas, environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades) on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history nebraska introduces the 8 hour work day
1891 On April - 07 pT Barnum circus showman (Barnum &Bailey), dies at 80
1891 Nebraska introduces 8 hour work day on this day in history.
1891 On April - 07 phineas T Barnum, US circus promoter (B & Bailey), dies at 88
1893 On April - 07 irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
1894 On this day in history gerald Brenan, English writer
1895 Eduardo Toldra, composer on April - 07.
1896 Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25) on this day in history.
1897 On April - 07 harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS]
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 Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms on April - 07.
1906 On this day in history italian volcano 'Versuvius' erupts
1906 Act of Algeciras drawn between Moroccan police & banking business on April - 07.
1908 Le Duan, Vietnamese politician on April - 07.
1912 On this day in history john Adrian Hope, politician/businessman
1914 On this day in history 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 De Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history r G Armstrong, Birmingham Ala, actor (T.H.E. Cat)
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 April - 07.
1919 1st parcel of land is purchased for Cleveland Metroparks on this day in history.
1919 Ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orch leader (Let's Dance) on April - 07.
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 On this day in history kenneth Howard Peacock, composer
1923 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney on April - 07.