Historical Events In April - 08
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1881 On April - 08 fernand Lamy, composer
1884 The birth of Harry S.Truman, Former American President on this day in history.
1885 Dimitrios Levidis, composer on this day in history.
1886 On April - 08 william Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons.
1886 Margaret A Barnes, writer on this day in history.
1887 Walter Connolly, Cincinnati OH, actor (Good Earth, 5th Avenue Girl) on April - 08.
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 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 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 Bert I Gordon, NY on April - 08.
1896 On this day in history karl Hermann Pillney, composer
1897 On this day in history herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel)
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 this day in history.
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 Gr Brit & France sign Cordial Entente concerning colonial matter on this day in history.
1904 John Antill, composer on April - 08.
1905 British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya on this day in history.
1905 George Baxter, Paris France, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged) on April - 08.
1906 Charles J B Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer (Mirror of the Sea) on April - 08.
1907 On April - 08 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 On April - 08 dumitru Dan (Romania) completed a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk
1910 George Musso, NFL guard (Chicago Bears) on April - 08.