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Historical Events In April - 20

Friday, 18 September 2020

1861  On this day in history robert E Lee resigns from Union army  

1861  Battle of Norfolk, VA on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history 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  Chicago's Crosby Opera House opens on April - 20.  

1866  On April - 20 victor Hollaender, composer  

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

1870  On April - 20 simeon Roncal, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1876  Gerard J Arbous, actor/publicist (Prince William of Orange) on April - 20.  

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

1879  1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus on April - 20.  

1879  Robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance) on April - 20.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history adolf Scharf, president Austria (1957-65)  

1893  On this day in history the birth of Harold Lloyd, American silent film star  

1893  The birth of Joan Miro, Spanish artist on this day in history.  

1893  Harold Lloyd, Burchard Neb, silent comic (Why Worry, Safety Last) on April - 20.  

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

1894  Martinus Nijhoff, poet/interpreter/linguistic (spelling) on April - 20.  

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

1896  Senor Wences, ventriloquist (Close the Door) on April - 20.  

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

1898  US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens on this day in history.  

1900  On April - 20 fred Raymond, composer  

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 April - 20.  

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

1494  On April - 20 birth of john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister  

1586  On this day in history birth of saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)  

1592  On this day in history birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author  

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

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)  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1317  On April - 20 agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies  

1521  Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on this day in history.  

1534  On this day in history elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies  

1558  On April - 20 death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)  

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

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