Historical Events In April - 08
Monday, 04 July 2022
1911 On April - 08 douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian
1912 On April - 08 steamers collide in Nile, drowning 200
1912 On this day in history sonja Henie, Oslo Norway, ice skater/actress (Olympic-gold-1928,32,36)
1913 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified on this day in history.
1913 On April - 08 h Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
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 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 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on April - 08.
1918 Establishment of the Repatriation Department on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history betty Ford, First Lady of the United States
1919 The birth of Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia on April - 08.
1919 [Douglas] Ian Smith, premier of Rhodesia (1964-..) on April - 08.
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 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa on this day in history.
1921 Alfie Bass, London England, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served) on April - 08.
1921 On this day in history earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies
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 this day in history.
1927 On this day in history automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice
1929 Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest on April - 08.
1930 Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history 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 Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews boycotting Jewish businesses on this day in history.
1933 On April - 08 manchester Guardian warns of unknown nazi terror