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Historical Events In April - 20

Sunday, 19 September 2021

1861  Robert E Lee resigns from Union army on April - 20.  

1861  On this day in history battle of Norfolk, VA  

1862  On April - 20 the first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.  

1865  Safety matches were first advertised this day on this day in history.  

1865  On this day in history chicago's Crosby Opera House opens  

1866  On April - 20 victor Hollaender, composer  

1869  On this day in history johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72  

1870  On this day in history simeon Roncal, composer  

1871  On this day in history 3rd Enforcement Act (President can suspend writ of habeas corpus)  

1871  On April - 20 william Henry Davies, Wales, poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp)  

1872  On this day in history sF Bar Association organized  

1872  On this day in history ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62  

1876  On this day in history gerard J Arbous, actor/publicist (Prince William of Orange)  

1879  The first mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus  

1879  On April - 20 robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance)  

1881  Nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us) on April - 20.  

1884  Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Freemasonry" on April - 20.  

1888  On this day in history 246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India  

1889  On April - 20 the birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany  

1889  On April - 20 adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)  

1890  Adolf Scharf, president Austria (1957-65) on this day in history.  

1893  The birth of Harold Lloyd, American silent film star on April - 20.  

1893  The birth of Joan Miro, Spanish artist on April - 20.  

1893  On April - 20 harold Lloyd, Burchard Neb, silent comic (Why Worry, Safety Last)  

1894  On April - 20 136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase  

1894  Martinus Nijhoff, poet/interpreter/linguistic (spelling) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history 1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres in NYC  

1896  On this day in history senor Wences, ventriloquist (Close the Door)  

1897  Bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh) on April - 20.  

1898  On April - 20 uS Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens  

1900  Fred Raymond, composer on this day in history.  

1900  Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies on April - 20.  

1901  On April - 20 michel Leiris, French cultural anthropologist  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0702  On this day in history birth of jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765)  

1442  On April - 20 birth of edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)  

1494  John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on April - 20.  

1586  On April - 20 birth of saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)  

1592  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author was born on this day in history.  

1594  Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer was born on April - 20.  

1633  Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654) was born on April - 20.  

1646  On April - 20 birth of charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1164  Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on April - 20.  

1176  Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on April - 20.  

1314  Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on April - 20.  

1317  Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1521  Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on April - 20.  

1534  On April - 20 elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies  

1558  Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake  

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