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Historical Events In April - 09

Thursday, 24 June 2021

1908  Herbert Henry Asquith becomes PM of England on April - 09.  

1908  The birth of Victor Vasarely, Russian painter on this day in history.  

1908  On April - 09 fred Lohse, composer  

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

1909  On this day in history domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio  

1909  Charles Conder, artist, dies on April - 09.  

1910  On this day in history abraham A Ribicoff, (Sen-D-Ct)  

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

1913  On this day in history 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified  

1913  On this day in history 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  Grand Trunk Pacific Railway main line is completed between Winnipeg, Melville, Edmonton, Jasper and Prince Rupert on this day in history.  

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

1916  On April - 09 vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer, dies at 62  

1917  On this day in history battle of Arras begins  

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

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

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

1917  Vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops on this day in history.  

1917  Johannes Bobrowski, writer on April - 09.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1922  Carl Amery, writer on this day in history.  

1923  On April - 09 sean O'Casey's "Shadow of a Gunman," premieres in Dublin  

1923  On April - 09 bruno Kiefer, composer  

1923  Mauritius H Binger, director/producer (Living Ladder), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1634  On April - 09 birth of albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau  

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

1649  James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II was born on April - 09.  

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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 this day in history.  

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  Death of William X, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1099) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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