Historical Events In April - 08
Thursday, 25 February 2021
1881 On April - 08 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 April - 08.
1886 Margaret A Barnes, writer on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history 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 On this day in history henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies
1890 Junius Morgan, philanthropist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history a Charlois discovers asteroid #331 Etheridgea
1893 The birth of Mary Pickford, American actress on April - 08.
1893 The Critic reports that ice cream soda is our national drink on this day in history.
1893 On April - 08 grace Cunard, Columbus OH, silent screen actress (Resurrection)
1894 Bankim C Chattopadhyaya, writer (Mrinalini, Anandamath), dies at 55 on April - 08.
1895 On April - 08 bert I Gordon, NY
1896 On this day in history karl Hermann Pillney, composer
1897 Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel) on this day in history.
1897 George Garrett, composer, dies at 62 on April - 08.
1898 On April - 08 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 Arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman) on April - 08.
1902 On this day in history sipyagain, Russian min of interior/headed Secret Service, assassinated
1903 On this day in history ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien)
1904 Gr Brit & France sign Cordial Entente concerning colonial matter on this day in history.
1904 John Antill, composer on this day in history.
1905 On April - 08 british East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya
1905 George Baxter, Paris France, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged) on this day in history.
1906 Charles J B Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer (Mirror of the Sea) on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history maurice Stacey, chemist
1908 On this day in history lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier
1908 On this day in history neil Lawson, British high court judge
1909 On this day in history george Dixon, trumpet/sax
1910 Dumitru Dan (Romania) completed a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk on April - 08.
1910 George Musso, NFL guard (Chicago Bears) on this day in history.