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Historical Events In April - 14

Friday, 03 July 2020

1881  The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas on April - 14.  

1881  Anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater) on this day in history.  

1883  On April - 14 leo Delibes' opera "Lakmé," premieres in Paris  

1886  On April - 14 edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism)  

1887  On April - 14 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Reigate Squires" (BG)  

1888  William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62 on April - 14.  

1889  Adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20] on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Wash DC)  

1891  B. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist (d.1956) on this day in history.  

1892  Giorgio Cesana, Italy, coxswain, (Olympic-gold-1906) on this day in history.  

1894  Firt public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures) on this day in history.  

1894  On April - 14 1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures)  

1895  On this day in history 1st performance of Gustav Mahler's (incomplete) 2nd Symphony  

1895  Mary Marquet, St Petersburg Russia, actress (Matter of Resistance) on this day in history.  

1896  John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres (NYC) on April - 14.  

1897  On this day in history barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader  

1898  Commissioning of first Post Civil War hospital ship, USS Solace on April - 14.  

1898  Lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye) on April - 14.  

1900  On April - 14 veteran's Hospital at Ft Miley established  

1900  President Loubet opens International Fairs in Paris on April - 14.  

1900  Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby) on April - 14.  

1901  On this day in history alfred West, champion cyclist/record hair splitter (17 splits)  

1902  On this day in history jC Penney opens his 1st store, in Kemmerer, Wyo  

1902  On this day in history menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews)  

1903  On this day in history dr Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid (NYC)  

1904  The birth of John Gielgud, British actor on April - 14.  

1904  On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premiered in London  

1904  John Gielgud, London England, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man) on April - 14.  

1905  Frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips) on April - 14.  

1906  On this day in history pres Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press  

1906  Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, King Saudi-Arabia (1964-75) on this day in history.  

1907  On April - 14 the birth of Francois Duvalier, Dictator of Haiti  

1907  On April - 14 francois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti  

1909  Anglo-Persian Oil Company forms in London on April - 14.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  On April - 14 birth of emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374)  

1572  On April - 14 birth of adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632)  

1578  On this day in history birth of philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)  

1592  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher was born on this day in history.  

1629  On this day in history birth of christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings)  

1668  Magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (d. 1741) was born on April - 14.  

1676  On April - 14 birth of ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer  

1710  On this day in history birth of marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0711  On this day in history childebert III, king of French, dies at about 27  

0911  On this day in history sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies  

1099  On this day in history death of conrad, bishop of Utrecht, stabbed to death  

1132  Death of Mstislav of Kiev (b. 1076) on this day in history.  

1240  Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies on April - 14.  

1279  Death of Boleslaus of Greater Poland on this day in history.  

1322  On April - 14 death of bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (b. 1275)  

1345  On April - 14 death of richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287)  

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