Historical Events In April - 14
Sunday, 16 May 2021
1881 The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas on this day in history.
1881 On April - 14 anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)
1883 On April - 14 leo Delibes' opera "Lakmé," premieres in Paris
1886 On this day in history edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism)
1887 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Reigate Squires" (BG)
1888 William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62 on April - 14.
1889 On April - 14 adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20]
1890 Pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Wash DC) on April - 14.
1891 On this day in history b. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist (d.1956)
1892 Giorgio Cesana, Italy, coxswain, (Olympic-gold-1906) on April - 14.
1894 On this day in history firt public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures)
1894 1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures) on this day in history.
1895 On April - 14 1st performance of Gustav Mahler's (incomplete) 2nd Symphony
1895 On April - 14 mary Marquet, St Petersburg Russia, actress (Matter of Resistance)
1896 On April - 14 john Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres (NYC)
1897 On April - 14 barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader
1898 On April - 14 commissioning of first Post Civil War hospital ship, USS Solace
1898 Lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye) on this day in history.
1900 Veteran's Hospital at Ft Miley established on this day in history.
1900 On April - 14 president Loubet opens International Fairs in Paris
1900 Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby) on April - 14.
1901 On April - 14 alfred West, champion cyclist/record hair splitter (17 splits)
1902 On April - 14 jC Penney opens his 1st store, in Kemmerer, Wyo
1902 Menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews) on this day in history.
1903 On April - 14 dr Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid (NYC)
1904 The birth of John Gielgud, British actor on this day in history.
1904 On April - 14 george Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premiered in London
1904 On this day in history john Gielgud, London England, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man)
1905 Frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips) on this day in history.
1906 Pres Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press on April - 14.
1906 On this day in history faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, King Saudi-Arabia (1964-75)
1907 The birth of Francois Duvalier, Dictator of Haiti on April - 14.
1907 On this day in history francois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti
1909 Anglo-Persian Oil Company forms in London on this day in history.