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Historical Events In April - 09

Sunday, 07 March 2021

1908  On this day in history herbert Henry Asquith becomes PM of England  

1908  The birth of Victor Vasarely, Russian painter on April - 09.  

1908  Fred Lohse, composer on April - 09.  

1909  On this day in history the U.S. Congress passes the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act.  

1909  Domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio on April - 09.  

1909  On April - 09 charles Conder, artist, dies  

1910  On April - 09 abraham A Ribicoff, (Sen-D-Ct)  

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

1912  On April - 09 steamers collide in the Nile, drowning 200  

1912  1st exhibition baseball game at Fenway Park (Red Sox vs Harvard) on April - 09.  

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

1913  On April - 09 brooklyn Dodger's Ebbets Field opens, Phillies win 1-0  

1914  First full color film shown "The World, The Flesh and the Devil" (London) on April - 09.  

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

1914  US &Columbia sign a treaty concerning the Panama Canal Zone on this day in history.  

1914  "World, the Flesh & the Devil," 1st color film, shown in London on this day in history.  

1914  On April - 09 richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)  

1916  On April - 09 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 April - 09.  

1917  Lance-Sargent Ellis Wellwood Sifton (Cdn. 18th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France on April - 09.  

1917  Pvt. William Johnstone Milne (Cdn. 16th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France on April - 09.  

1917  On April - 09 vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops  

1917  Johannes Bobrowski, writer on April - 09.  

1917  Edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I on this day in history.  

1918  Latvia proclaims independence on April - 09.  

1918  Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) on April - 09.  

1919  John Presper Eckert, co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC) on this day in history.  

1920  Alexander Moulton, English bicycle designer (folding bicycle) on April - 09.  

1921  On April - 09 frankie Thomas, NYC, actor (Tom Corbett Space Cadet)  

1922  Carl Amery, writer on April - 09.  

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  Tamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror (d. 1405) was born on this day in history.  

1498  John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550) was born on April - 09.  

1597  On this day in history birth of john Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670)  

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

1627  Johann Kaspar Kerll, composer was born on this day in history.  

1634  Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau was born on this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history birth of henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720)  

1649  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of zeno, Byzantine Emperor  

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

1024  Benedict VIII, [Theophylactus van Tusculum], Pope (1012-24), dies on this day in history.  

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

1483  Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) dies at 38 on April - 09.  

1484  On this day in history death of edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. 1473)  

1492  Lorenzo de' Medici, Florentine statesman, dies on this day in history.  

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