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Historical Events In April - 09

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

1908  On April - 09 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 this day in history domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio  

1909  On April - 09 charles Conder, artist, dies  

1910  Abraham A Ribicoff, (Sen-D-Ct) on this day in history.  

1911  Albert Remy, Sevres France, actor (Grand Prix, Gigot, Train) on April - 09.  

1912  Steamers collide in the Nile, drowning 200 on April - 09.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1914  Grand Trunk Pacific Railway main line is completed between Winnipeg, Melville, Edmonton, Jasper and Prince Rupert on this day in history.  

1914  US &Columbia sign a treaty concerning the Panama Canal Zone on April - 09.  

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

1914  Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes) on April - 09.  

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

1917  Battle of Arras begins on April - 09.  

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

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

1917  On April - 09 johannes Bobrowski, writer  

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

1918  On April - 09 latvia proclaims independence  

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

1919  On April - 09 john Presper Eckert, co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC)  

1920  Alexander Moulton, English bicycle designer (folding bicycle) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  On this day in history birth of tamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror (d. 1405)  

1498  On this day in history birth of john, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550)  

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

1611  Giacomo Maria Predieri, composer was born on this day in history.  

1627  Johann Kaspar Kerll, composer was born on April - 09.  

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

1648  On April - 09 birth of henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720)  

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  Death of Yuan An, Minister over the Masses of the Han dynasty on April - 09.  

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

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

1483  Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) dies at 38 on this day in history.  

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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