Historical Events In April - 08
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1881 On this day in history fernand Lamy, composer
1884 On this day in history the birth of Harry S.Truman, Former American President
1885 On April - 08 dimitrios Levidis, composer
1886 William Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons on April - 08.
1886 Margaret A Barnes, writer on this day in history.
1887 On April - 08 walter Connolly, Cincinnati OH, actor (Good Earth, 5th Avenue Girl)
1889 Adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch) on this day in history.
1889 Henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies on April - 08.
1890 Junius Morgan, philanthropist, dies at 76 on April - 08.
1892 A Charlois discovers asteroid #331 Etheridgea on April - 08.
1893 On this day in history the birth of Mary Pickford, American actress
1893 The Critic reports that ice cream soda is our national drink on April - 08.
1893 Grace Cunard, Columbus OH, silent screen actress (Resurrection) on this day in history.
1894 On April - 08 bankim C Chattopadhyaya, writer (Mrinalini, Anandamath), dies at 55
1895 Bert I Gordon, NY on April - 08.
1896 On this day in history karl Hermann Pillney, composer
1897 Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel) on April - 08.
1897 On April - 08 george Garrett, composer, dies at 62
1898 On this day in history battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese
1898 Achiel H Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58) on April - 08.
1902 On April - 08 arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman)
1902 Sipyagain, Russian min of interior/headed Secret Service, assassinated on April - 08.
1903 Ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien) on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history gr Brit & France sign Cordial Entente concerning colonial matter
1904 On April - 08 john Antill, composer
1905 British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya on this day in history.
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 April - 08.
1907 Maurice Stacey, chemist on April - 08.
1908 Lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier on this day in history.
1908 Neil Lawson, British high court judge on this day in history.
1909 On April - 08 george Dixon, trumpet/sax
1910 Dumitru Dan (Romania) completed a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk on this day in history.
1910 George Musso, NFL guard (Chicago Bears) on this day in history.