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Historical Events In April - 14

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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  Leo Delibes' opera "Lakmé," premieres in Paris on April - 14.  

1886  Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism) on April - 14.  

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

1888  On April - 14 william Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62  

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

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  On April - 14 giorgio Cesana, Italy, coxswain, (Olympic-gold-1906)  

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

1894  1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures) on this day in history.  

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

1895  On April - 14 mary Marquet, St Petersburg Russia, actress (Matter of Resistance)  

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

1897  Barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader on this day in history.  

1898  On April - 14 commissioning of first Post Civil War hospital ship, USS Solace  

1898  On this day in history lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye)  

1900  Veteran's Hospital at Ft Miley established on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history president Loubet opens International Fairs in Paris  

1900  Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby) on this day in history.  

1901  On April - 14 alfred West, champion cyclist/record hair splitter (17 splits)  

1902  JC Penney opens his 1st store, in Kemmerer, Wyo on April - 14.  

1902  On April - 14 menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews)  

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

1904  John Gielgud, London England, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man) on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips)  

1906  On April - 14 pres Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press  

1906  On this day in history faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, King Saudi-Arabia (1964-75)  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher  

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

1668  On April - 14 birth of magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (d. 1741)  

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  Childebert III, king of French, dies at about 27 on April - 14.  

0911  Sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies on this day in history.  

1099  On April - 14 death of conrad, bishop of Utrecht, stabbed to death  

1132  Death of Mstislav of Kiev (b. 1076) on April - 14.  

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  Death of Richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287) on April - 14.  

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