Historical Events In April - 20
Tuesday, 02 March 2021
1861 Robert E Lee resigns from Union army on April - 20.
1861 On April - 20 battle of Norfolk, VA
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 April - 20.
1865 Chicago's Crosby Opera House opens on this day in history.
1866 On this day in history victor Hollaender, composer
1869 On April - 20 johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72
1870 Simeon Roncal, composer on April - 20.
1871 On April - 20 3rd Enforcement Act (President can suspend writ of habeas corpus)
1871 On this day in history william Henry Davies, Wales, poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp)
1872 SF Bar Association organized on April - 20.
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 On April - 20 the first mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus
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 On this day in history nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us)
1884 On April - 20 pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Freemasonry"
1888 246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India on this day in history.
1889 On April - 20 the birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany
1889 Adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45) on April - 20.
1890 Adolf Scharf, president Austria (1957-65) on April - 20.
1893 The birth of Harold Lloyd, American silent film star on this day in history.
1893 The birth of Joan Miro, Spanish artist on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history harold Lloyd, Burchard Neb, silent comic (Why Worry, Safety Last)
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 this day in history.
1896 On April - 20 senor Wences, ventriloquist (Close the Door)
1897 On April - 20 bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh)
1898 On April - 20 uS Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens
1900 Fred Raymond, composer on April - 20.
1900 Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies on April - 20.
1901 Michel Leiris, French cultural anthropologist on April - 20.