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Historical Events In April - 08

Friday, 14 May 2021

1881  On April - 08 fernand Lamy, composer  

1884  The birth of Harry S.Truman, Former American President on April - 08.  

1885  Dimitrios Levidis, composer on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history william Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons.  

1886  Margaret A Barnes, writer on April - 08.  

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 April - 08.  

1889  On April - 08 henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies  

1890  Junius Morgan, philanthropist, dies at 76 on April - 08.  

1892  On this day in history a Charlois discovers asteroid #331 Etheridgea  

1893  The birth of Mary Pickford, American actress on this day in history.  

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  On April - 08 bert I Gordon, NY  

1896  On April - 08 karl Hermann Pillney, composer  

1897  Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel) on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history george Garrett, composer, dies at 62  

1898  Battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history 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  Gr Brit & France sign Cordial Entente concerning colonial matter on April - 08.  

1904  On April - 08 john Antill, composer  

1905  On April - 08 british East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya  

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 this day in history.  

1907  Maurice Stacey, chemist on this day in history.  

1908  On April - 08 lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier  

1908  Neil Lawson, British high court judge on April - 08.  

1909  George Dixon, trumpet/sax on this day in history.  

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)  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1320  On April - 08 birth of king Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)  

1460  On April - 08 birth of ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida  

1533  On this day in history birth of claudio Merulo, organist/composer  

1541  Michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593) was born on this day in history.  

1582  On April - 08 birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  

1605  On this day in history birth of louis de Vadder, Flemish painter  

1605  On this day in history birth of philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65)  

1631  On April - 08 birth of cornelis de Heem, painter  

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Famous Deaths In April - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0217  On this day in history death of caracalla, [Marcus Antoniius], Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29  

0956  On this day in history death of gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy  

1143  On this day in history john II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident  

1364  Jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44 on April - 08.  

1461  On this day in history death of georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)  

1492  Lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies on this day in history.  

1498  On this day in history death of charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27  

1537  On this day in history willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies  

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