Historical Events In April - 08
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
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 this day in history.
1913 On April - 08 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified
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 On April - 08 australian soldiers take up positions on the Western Front at Armentières, France
1916 On April - 08 norway approves active & passive female suffrage
1918 On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
1918 Establishment of the Repatriation Department on April - 08.
1918 Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States on April - 08.
1919 The birth of Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia on April - 08.
1919 On April - 08 [Douglas] Ian Smith, premier of Rhodesia (1964-..)
1920 Church disestablished in Wales on this day in history.
1920 On April - 08 lONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg
1920 Carmen McRae (Clark), US jazz singer/pianist (Dream of Life) on April - 08.
1920 On this day in history charles Tomlinson Griffes, US composer (White Peacock), dies at 35
1921 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa on this day in history.
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 April - 08 edward Mulhare, Cork Ireland, actor (Daniel Gregg-Ghost & Mrs Muir)
1924 On this day in history crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co
1924 Imperial Airways formed in Britain on this day in history.
1925 On April - 08 first planned night landings on a carrier, USS Langley, by VF-1
1925 Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925] on April - 08.
1927 Automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice on this day in history.
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 Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on this day in history.
1931 Jackie Mitchell became first female in professional baseball on April - 08.
1931 On April - 08 "White Horse Inn" opens in London
1931 Eric Axel Karlfeldt, poet, dies on this day in history.
1933 On April - 08 nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews boycotting Jewish businesses
1933 On this day in history manchester Guardian warns of unknown nazi terror