Historical Events In April - 08
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1911 On April - 08 douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian
1912 On this day in history steamers collide in Nile, drowning 200
1912 Sonja Henie, Oslo Norway, ice skater/actress (Olympic-gold-1928,32,36) on April - 08.
1913 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified on this day in history.
1913 H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth) on April - 08.
1914 US & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone on April - 08.
1914 John Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour) on this day in history.
1916 Australian soldiers take up positions on the Western Front at Armentières, France on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history norway approves active & passive female suffrage
1918 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on this day in history.
1918 Establishment of the Repatriation Department on this day in history.
1918 On April - 08 betty Ford, First Lady of the United States
1919 On April - 08 the birth of Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia
1919 On April - 08 [Douglas] Ian Smith, premier of Rhodesia (1964-..)
1920 Church disestablished in Wales on April - 08.
1920 On April - 08 lONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg
1920 Carmen McRae (Clark), US jazz singer/pianist (Dream of Life) on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history charles Tomlinson Griffes, US composer (White Peacock), dies at 35
1921 On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa
1921 On this day in history alfie Bass, London England, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served)
1921 Earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies on April - 08.
1923 On this day in history edward Mulhare, Cork Ireland, actor (Daniel Gregg-Ghost & Mrs Muir)
1924 Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co on April - 08.
1924 On April - 08 imperial Airways formed in Britain
1925 First planned night landings on a carrier, USS Langley, by VF-1 on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925]
1927 Automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice on April - 08.
1929 On this day in history indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest.
1930 On this day in history zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies
1931 Jackie Mitchell became first female in professional baseball on this day in history.
1931 "White Horse Inn" opens in London on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history eric Axel Karlfeldt, poet, dies
1933 On this day in history nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews boycotting Jewish businesses
1933 Manchester Guardian warns of unknown nazi terror on this day in history.