Historical Events In April - 07
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1884 On April - 07 charles Dodd, English new testament authority
1884 On this day in history maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poet (Avondlamp), dies at 80
1888 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG) on April - 07.
1890 Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1891 On April - 07 nebraska introduces 8 hour work day
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 Gerald Brenan, English writer on this day in history.
1895 On April - 07 eduardo Toldra, composer
1896 On April - 07 benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25)
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 On April - 07 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 On April - 07 le Duan, Vietnamese politician
1912 On this day in history john Adrian Hope, politician/businessman
1914 Sydney Thompson, rock climber on April - 07.
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 April - 07.
1917 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53 on April - 07.
1918 C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) on April - 07.
1919 On April - 07 1st parcel of land is purchased for Cleveland Metroparks
1919 Ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orch leader (Let's Dance) on April - 07.
1920 Ravi Shankar, Benares India, sitar player (Sounds of India) on this day in history.
1922 On April - 07 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.