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Historical Events In April - 20

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1902  On April - 20 marie & Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium  

1902  On April - 20 marie Curie isolate radioactive element radium  

1902  On April - 20 donald Wolfit, England, actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, Accursed)  

1903  On this day in history r S Dugan discovers asteroid #508 Princetonia  

1903  7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8 on this day in history.  

1903  Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade) on this day in history.  

1904  Louisiana Purchase Exposition opens in St Louis on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #532 Herculina  

1904  On April - 20 george Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premieres in London  

1904  Bruce Cabot, Carlsbad NM, actor (Diamonds are Forever, King Kong) on April - 20.  

1906  Australian wombat dies in London Zoo at 26; oldest known marsupial on April - 20.  

1906  On this day in history australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26  

1907  On April - 20 alan Reed, actor/voice (Fred Allen Show, Fred Flintstone)  

1908  12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2 on April - 20.  

1908  Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch on April - 20.  

1908  Henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85 on April - 20.  

1909  Guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman on April - 20.  

1910  On April - 20 halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km  

1910  Cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0 on this day in history.  

1910  Robert F Wagner, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1954-65) [or May 15] on this day in history.  

1911  On April - 20 kukrit Pramoj, politician  

1912  Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens on April - 20.  

1912  Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11 on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history david Townsend, cricketer (3 Tests Eng v WI 1935)  

1912  On April - 20 bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64  

1913  Dick Wessel, WI, actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie) on April - 20.  

1914  On this day in history 33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo  

1914  On this day in history f Kaiser discovers asteroid #786 Bredichina,and G Neujmin discovers asteroid #787 Moskva  

1914  In Boston, Mass., James Duffy of Canada wins the 18th Boston Marathon in 2 25 01.2 on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history 18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2  

1914  In Boston, Mass., James Duffy of Canada wins the 18th Boston Marathon in 2:25:01.2 on April - 20.  

1916  Wrigley Field in Chicago opens on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history german-British sea battle off Belgian coast  

1917  On April - 20 sS Ballochbuie, torpedoed and sunk by German UC41 off the Firth of Forth Isle of May. In passage from Aberdeen to Sunderland.  

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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 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  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author was born on April - 20.  

1594  On April - 20 birth of matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer  

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  On April - 20 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  On April - 20 clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies  

1317  Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on April - 20.  

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

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

1558  On this day in history 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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