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Historical Events In April - 20

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

1902  On this day in history marie & Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium  

1902  Marie Curie isolate radioactive element radium on this day in history.  

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 April - 20.  

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

1904  On this day in history louisiana Purchase Exposition opens in St Louis  

1904  M Wolf discovers asteroid #532 Herculina on April - 20.  

1904  George Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premieres in London on April - 20.  

1904  On April - 20 bruce Cabot, Carlsbad NM, actor (Diamonds are Forever, King Kong)  

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

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

1907  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1908  On April - 20 wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch  

1908  On this day in history henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85  

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

1910  Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km on April - 20.  

1910  On this day in history cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0  

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

1911  On this day in history kukrit Pramoj, politician  

1912  Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens on this day in history.  

1912  Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11 on April - 20.  

1912  David Townsend, cricketer (3 Tests Eng v WI 1935) on April - 20.  

1912  Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history dick Wessel, WI, actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie)  

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

1914  F Kaiser discovers asteroid #786 Bredichina,and G Neujmin discovers asteroid #787 Moskva on this day in history.  

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

1916  On this day in history wrigley Field in Chicago opens  

1916  German-British sea battle off Belgian coast on this day in history.  

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

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

1633  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)  

1646  Charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704) was born on this day in history.  

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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  On April - 20 death of richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)  

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

1317  Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1521  On April - 20 death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  

1534  On April - 20 elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies  

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

1632  Death of Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on April - 20.  

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