Historical Events In April - 09
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1924 Harald Heilmann, composer on this day in history.
1925 Babe Ruth rushed to hospital on this day in history.
1927 On April - 09 italy & US anarchists Sacco & Vanzetti given death sentences
1928 Mae West's NYC debut in a daring new play "Diamond Lil" on this day in history.
1928 On April - 09 eugene O'Neill's "Lazarus Laughed," premieres in Pasadena
1929 On this day in history 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 On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1180 Rita
1931 On this day in history chicago Cy Wentworth beats Mont Canadiens at 13:50 of 6th period
1931 Paul Antonin Vidal, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep NY Rangers in 3 games
1933 On April - 09 the birth of Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor
1933 Sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history works Progress Administration approved by Congress
1935 Stanley Cup: Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 3 games on April - 09.
1938 On this day in history h Alikoski discovers asteroid #1715 Salli
1939 On April - 09 marian Anderson sings before 75,000 at Lincoln Memorial
1939 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer, dies at 89 on April - 09.
1940 On this day in history german forces invade Denmark and Norway during World War 2
1940 On April - 09 germany invades Norway and Denmark during WW II
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 April - 09 commissioning of USS North Carolina, which carried 9 16-inch guns
1941 PGA establishes Golf Hall of Fame on this day in history.
1942 On April - 09 battle of Bataan-US-Filipino forces overwhelmed by Japs at Bataan
1942 HMS HERMES sunk in the Indian Ocean off south east coast of Ceylon by Japanese carrier dive-bombers on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history jomo Kenyatta of Kenya convicted of involvement with Mau Mau
1943 On this day in history re-establishment of Commodore rank in the U.S. Navy
1944 On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae
1944 On this day in history boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59
1945 On April - 09 liberty ship at Bari Italy carrying aerial bombs explodes, kills 360
1945 On this day in history battleship Admiral Scheer sinks British aircraft carrier
1945 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist/antifascist, hanged on April - 09.