Historical Events In April - 08
Friday, 18 September 2020
1911 On April - 08 douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian
1912 Steamers collide in Nile, drowning 200 on April - 08.
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 April - 08.
1913 H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth) on April - 08.
1914 US & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone on April - 08.
1914 On April - 08 john Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour)
1916 Australian soldiers take up positions on the Western Front at Armentières, France on this day in history.
1916 Norway approves active & passive female suffrage on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
1918 Establishment of the Repatriation Department on this day in history.
1918 Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States on this day in history.
1919 The birth of Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history [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 On this day in history carmen McRae (Clark), US jazz singer/pianist (Dream of Life)
1920 Charles Tomlinson Griffes, US composer (White Peacock), dies at 35 on April - 08.
1921 On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa
1921 Alfie Bass, London England, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served) on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies
1923 Edward Mulhare, Cork Ireland, actor (Daniel Gregg-Ghost & Mrs Muir) on this day in history.
1924 Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co on April - 08.
1924 Imperial Airways formed in Britain on April - 08.
1925 First planned night landings on a carrier, USS Langley, by VF-1 on April - 08.
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 Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest on this day in history.
1930 On April - 08 zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies
1931 On April - 08 jackie Mitchell became first female in professional baseball
1931 "White Horse Inn" opens in London on this day in history.
1931 Eric Axel Karlfeldt, poet, dies on this day in history.
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.