Historical Events In April - 08
Friday, 05 March 2021
1911 Douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian on April - 08.
1912 Steamers collide in Nile, drowning 200 on this day in history.
1912 On April - 08 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 this day in history h Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
1914 US & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone on April - 08.
1914 On this day in history 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 On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
1918 On this day in history establishment of the Repatriation Department
1918 On April - 08 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 this day in history.
1920 Church disestablished in Wales on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history lONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg
1920 On April - 08 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 April - 08.
1921 Alfie Bass, London England, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served) on this day in history.
1921 On April - 08 earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies
1923 On April - 08 edward Mulhare, Cork Ireland, actor (Daniel Gregg-Ghost & Mrs Muir)
1924 On April - 08 crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co
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 Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on April - 08.
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 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 April - 08.