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Historical Events In April - 20

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

1902  Marie Curie isolate radioactive element radium on April - 20.  

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

1903  On April - 20 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  On this day in history dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade)  

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

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

1904  On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premieres in London  

1904  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 April - 20.  

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

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

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 April - 20.  

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

1911  Kukrit Pramoj, politician on April - 20.  

1912  Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens on April - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1914  F Kaiser discovers asteroid #786 Bredichina,and G Neujmin discovers asteroid #787 Moskva on April - 20.  

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

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

1914  On April - 20 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 April - 20.  

1917  On this day in history 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  John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on this day in history.  

1586  Saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  

1592  On April - 20 birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author  

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

1633  Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1558  On this day in history 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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