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Historical Events In April - 20

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1861  On April - 20 robert E Lee resigns from Union army  

1861  Battle of Norfolk, VA on April - 20.  

1862  The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard on April - 20.  

1865  On April - 20 safety matches were first advertised this day.  

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

1866  Victor Hollaender, composer on this day in history.  

1869  Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72 on April - 20.  

1870  Simeon Roncal, composer on this day in history.  

1871  On April - 20 3rd Enforcement Act (President can suspend writ of habeas corpus)  

1871  William Henry Davies, Wales, poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp) on April - 20.  

1872  On this day in history sF Bar Association organized  

1872  Ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62 on April - 20.  

1876  On April - 20 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 April - 20 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 this day in history.  

1884  Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Freemasonry" on this day in history.  

1888  246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India on April - 20.  

1889  The birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany on this day in history.  

1889  Adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45) on this day in history.  

1890  On April - 20 adolf Scharf, president Austria (1957-65)  

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

1893  On April - 20 the birth of Joan Miro, Spanish artist  

1893  On this day in history 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  On this day in history martinus Nijhoff, poet/interpreter/linguistic (spelling)  

1896  On April - 20 1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres in NYC  

1896  Senor Wences, ventriloquist (Close the Door) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies  

1901  Michel Leiris, French cultural anthropologist on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0702  Jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765) was born on this day in history.  

1442  On this day in history birth of edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)  

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

1586  Saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  

1592  On April - 20 birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author  

1594  On this day in history birth of matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer  

1633  On April - 20 birth of emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)  

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

Famous Deaths In April - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1164  On this day in history victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies  

1176  Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on this day in history.  

1314  Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on this day in history.  

1317  On this day in history agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies  

1521  On this day in history death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  

1534  Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on this day in history.  

1558  Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on April - 20.  

1632  On April - 20 death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake  

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