Historical Events In April - 09
Saturday, 13 August 2022
1924 On this day in history harald Heilmann, composer
1925 On this day in history babe Ruth rushed to hospital
1927 On this day in history italy & US anarchists Sacco & Vanzetti given death sentences
1928 Mae West's NYC debut in a daring new play "Diamond Lil" on April - 09.
1928 On April - 09 eugene O'Neill's "Lazarus Laughed," premieres in Pasadena
1929 On April - 09 canadian Ambassador Vincent Massey 1887-1967 protests against sinking of Canadian schooner I'm Alone; crew released; case of rum-runner to go to arbitration
1931 On April - 09 "White Horse Inn" opens in London
1931 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1180 Rita on April - 09.
1931 Chicago Cy Wentworth beats Mont Canadiens at 13:50 of 6th period on this day in history.
1931 Paul Antonin Vidal, composer, dies at 67 on April - 09.
1932 On April - 09 stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep NY Rangers in 3 games
1933 On this day in history the birth of Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor
1933 On April - 09 sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer, dies at 55
1935 On this day in history works Progress Administration approved by Congress
1935 On this day in history stanley Cup: Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 3 games
1938 On April - 09 h Alikoski discovers asteroid #1715 Salli
1939 On April - 09 marian Anderson sings before 75,000 at Lincoln Memorial
1939 On this day in history emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer, dies at 89
1940 On this day in history german forces invade Denmark and Norway during World War 2
1940 Germany invades Norway and Denmark during WW II on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history y Vaisala discovers asteroid #2639 Planman
1940 On April - 09 german cruiser Blucher torpedoed/capsizes in Oslofjord, 1,000 die
1940 Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies on April - 09.
1941 On this day in history commissioning of USS North Carolina, which carried 9 16-inch guns
1941 On April - 09 pGA establishes Golf Hall of Fame
1942 Battle of Bataan-US-Filipino forces overwhelmed by Japs at Bataan on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history hMS HERMES sunk in the Indian Ocean off south east coast of Ceylon by Japanese carrier dive-bombers.
1943 On this day in history jomo Kenyatta of Kenya convicted of involvement with Mau Mau
1943 Re-establishment of Commodore rank in the U.S. Navy on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae
1944 On April - 09 boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59
1945 On this day in history liberty ship at Bari Italy carrying aerial bombs explodes, kills 360
1945 Battleship Admiral Scheer sinks British aircraft carrier on this day in history.
1945 On April - 09 dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist/antifascist, hanged