Historical Events In April - 07
Sunday, 28 February 2021
1884 On this day in history charles Dodd, English new testament authority
1884 Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poet (Avondlamp), dies at 80 on April - 07.
1888 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG) on this day in history.
1890 Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal on this day in history.
1890 On April - 07 marjory Stoneman Douglas, environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades)
1891 Nebraska introduces the 8 hour work day on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history pT Barnum circus showman (Barnum &Bailey), dies at 80
1891 On this day in history nebraska introduces 8 hour work day
1891 On this day in history phineas T Barnum, US circus promoter (B & Bailey), dies at 88
1893 On this day in history irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
1894 Gerald Brenan, English writer on April - 07.
1895 Eduardo Toldra, composer on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25)
1897 On April - 07 harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS]
1900 On April - 07 tebbs Lloyd Johnson, England, 50K walker (Olympic-bronze-1952)
1901 On this day in history sDAP demands general voting right/abolishing First Chamber
1902 On this day in history texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms
1906 On April - 07 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 John Adrian Hope, politician/businessman on April - 07.
1914 On April - 07 sydney Thompson, rock climber
1915 On this day in history the birth of Billy Holiday, American jazz singer
1915 Billie Holiday, [Eleanora Fagan], Balt, singer (Aint Nobodys Business) on April - 07.
1917 De Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid on April - 07.
1917 R G Armstrong, Birmingham Ala, actor (T.H.E. Cat) on this day in history.
1917 On April - 07 spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53
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 On April - 07 ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orch leader (Let's Dance)
1920 Ravi Shankar, Benares India, sitar player (Sounds of India) on April - 07.
1922 On this day in history naval Reserve #3, "Teapot Dome," leased to Harry F Sinclair
1922 Kenneth Howard Peacock, composer on this day in history.
1923 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney on this day in history.