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Historical Events In April - 09

Saturday, 24 October 2020

1908  Herbert Henry Asquith becomes PM of England on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history the birth of Victor Vasarely, Russian painter  

1908  Fred Lohse, composer on April - 09.  

1909  On April - 09 the U.S. Congress passes the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act.  

1909  On April - 09 domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio  

1909  On April - 09 charles Conder, artist, dies  

1910  Abraham A Ribicoff, (Sen-D-Ct) on April - 09.  

1911  On this day in history albert Remy, Sevres France, actor (Grand Prix, Gigot, Train)  

1912  On this day in history steamers collide in the Nile, drowning 200  

1912  On this day in history 1st exhibition baseball game at Fenway Park (Red Sox vs Harvard)  

1913  17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified on April - 09.  

1913  On this day in history brooklyn Dodger's Ebbets Field opens, Phillies win 1-0  

1914  On April - 09 first full color film shown "The World, The Flesh and the Devil" (London)  

1914  On April - 09 grand Trunk Pacific Railway main line is completed between Winnipeg, Melville, Edmonton, Jasper and Prince Rupert.  

1914  On April - 09 uS &Columbia sign a treaty concerning the Panama Canal Zone  

1914  "World, the Flesh & the Devil," 1st color film, shown in London on April - 09.  

1914  Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes) on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer, dies at 62  

1917  Battle of Arras begins on this day in history.  

1917  Capt. Thain Wendell MacDowell (Cdn. 38th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France on this day in history.  

1917  Lance-Sargent Ellis Wellwood Sifton (Cdn. 18th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France on this day in history.  

1917  Pvt. William Johnstone Milne (Cdn. 16th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops  

1917  On this day in history johannes Bobrowski, writer  

1917  On April - 09 edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I  

1918  Latvia proclaims independence on this day in history.  

1918  Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) on this day in history.  

1919  John Presper Eckert, co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC) on April - 09.  

1920  On this day in history alexander Moulton, English bicycle designer (folding bicycle)  

1921  On this day in history frankie Thomas, NYC, actor (Tom Corbett Space Cadet)  

1922  On this day in history carl Amery, writer  

1923  On this day in history sean O'Casey's "Shadow of a Gunman," premieres in Dublin  

1923  Bruno Kiefer, composer on April - 09.  

1923  Mauritius H Binger, director/producer (Living Ladder), dies on April - 09.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  On April - 09 birth of tamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror (d. 1405)  

1498  John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550) was born on this day in history.  

1597  John Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670) was born on this day in history.  

1611  On April - 09 birth of giacomo Maria Predieri, composer  

1627  On this day in history birth of johann Kaspar Kerll, composer  

1634  Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau was born on April - 09.  

1648  Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720) was born on April - 09.  

1649  On April - 09 birth of james Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II  

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Famous Deaths In April - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  On this day in history death of yuan An, Minister over the Masses of the Han dynasty  

0491  Death of Zeno, Byzantine Emperor on April - 09.  

0715  On this day in history constantine I, Greek/Syrian Pope (708-15), dies  

1024  On April - 09 benedict VIII, [Theophylactus van Tusculum], Pope (1012-24), dies  

1137  On this day in history death of william X, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1099)  

1483  On April - 09 edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) dies at 38  

1484  Death of Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. 1473) on this day in history.  

1492  On April - 09 lorenzo de' Medici, Florentine statesman, dies  

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