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