Historical Events In April - 09
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
1946 League of Nations assembles for last time on this day in history.
1946 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1 on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history atomic Energy Commission formed
1947 Largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed on April - 09.
1947 Tornadoes striking West Texas and Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300 on April - 09.
1947 On this day in history atomic Energy Commission confirmed
1947 On this day in history konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer, dies at 43
1948 On April - 09 massacre at Deir Yassin.
1949 On this day in history uN Intl Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel & awards Britain damages
1950 On April - 09 bob Hope's first TV appearance
1950 On April - 09 14th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 283
1951 On April - 09 sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Hadji Aga), dies
1952 In El Reno, Oklahoma a 5.5 earthquake occurred the largest historical earthquake in Oklahoma on April - 09.
1952 On April - 09 popular uprising in Bolivia
1952 On this day in history pres Truman seizes the steel mills to prevent a strike
1953 On April - 09 "TV Guide" publishes first issue
1953 On this day in history "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue
1954 On this day in history "By the Beautiful Sea" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway
1954 WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, NC (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history philip Greeley Clapp, composer, dies at 65
1955 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on April - 09.
1957 On this day in history suez Canal cleared for all shipping
1957 The Suez Canal, Egypt, is cleared and opens to shipping on April - 09.
1957 On this day in history howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy," premieres in Wash DC
1959 On April - 09 selection of first 7 Mercury astronauts, include 4 naval aviators
1959 Balt Orioles pull their 2nd triple play (3-6-3 vs Wash Senators) on this day in history.
1959 On April - 09 frank Lloyd Wright, US architect (Guggenheim Museum NY), dies at 89
1960 14th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat St Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3 on April - 09.
1961 On April - 09 british liner "Dara" explodes in Persian Gulf, kills 236
1961 Zog I, [Ahmed Zogu], King of Albania (1925-39), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history cPR employees at Royal York Hotel in Toronto end 11-month strike.
1962 JFK throws out first ball at Washington's new DC Stadium on this day in history.
1962 26th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 280 on April - 09.
1962 Juan Belmonte, famed bullfighter, dies at 70 on April - 09.