Historical Events In April - 08
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
1881 On this day in history fernand Lamy, composer
1884 On April - 08 the birth of Harry S.Truman, Former American President
1885 On this day in history dimitrios Levidis, composer
1886 William Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons on this day in history.
1886 On this day in history margaret A Barnes, writer
1887 On this day in history walter Connolly, Cincinnati OH, actor (Good Earth, 5th Avenue Girl)
1889 On April - 08 adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch)
1889 On this day in history henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies
1890 On this day in history junius Morgan, philanthropist, dies at 76
1892 A Charlois discovers asteroid #331 Etheridgea on this day in history.
1893 The birth of Mary Pickford, American actress on April - 08.
1893 On this day in history the Critic reports that ice cream soda is our national drink
1893 Grace Cunard, Columbus OH, silent screen actress (Resurrection) on this day in history.
1894 Bankim C Chattopadhyaya, writer (Mrinalini, Anandamath), dies at 55 on April - 08.
1895 On April - 08 bert I Gordon, NY
1896 Karl Hermann Pillney, composer on April - 08.
1897 Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel) on April - 08.
1897 George Garrett, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese
1898 On April - 08 achiel H Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58)
1902 On April - 08 arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman)
1902 On April - 08 sipyagain, Russian min of interior/headed Secret Service, assassinated
1903 Ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien) on April - 08.
1904 On this day in history gr Brit & France sign Cordial Entente concerning colonial matter
1904 On this day in history john Antill, composer
1905 British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya on April - 08.
1905 On this day in history george Baxter, Paris France, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged)
1906 Charles J B Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer (Mirror of the Sea) on this day in history.
1907 On April - 08 maurice Stacey, chemist
1908 On April - 08 lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier
1908 On April - 08 neil Lawson, British high court judge
1909 On April - 08 george Dixon, trumpet/sax
1910 On April - 08 dumitru Dan (Romania) completed a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk
1910 On April - 08 george Musso, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)