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.