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Historical Events In April - 20

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1941  On April - 20 barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer, dies in Buchenwald at 49  

1942  On April - 20 german occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach  

1943  On this day in history braves manager Casey Stengel is struck by a taxi, fractures a leg  

1944  On this day in history dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death  

1945  Hitler commits suicide after U.S. troops occupy Munich on this day in history.  

1945  Soviet troops enter Berlin on April - 20.  

1945  US 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg on April - 20.  

1945  Cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur "Mickey" McBride on April - 20.  

1946  The first baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs on this day in history.  

1946  On April - 20 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs  

1947  On this day in history comedian Fred Allen of " Allení s Alley" fame didní t find things so funny when censors cut him off the air during his radio broadcast.  

1947  On this day in history frederik IX becomes king of Denmark  

1947  Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47), dies at 76 on April - 20.  

1948  Walter P Reuther UAW pres shot & wounded at his home in Detroit on April - 20.  

1948  NYC hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents on this day in history.  

1949  Dr. Arthur Compton of the University of Washington made a surprising statement in Boston, MA. He said,"College athletic coaches are responsible for the failure of efforts to reform sports and make sports an important part of education" on this day in history.  

1949  On April - 20 jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his first race, in Albany, California  

1949  On April - 20 the birth of Jessica Lange American actress  

1949  On April - 20 willie Shoemaker won his first race as a jockey aboard Shafter V at Golden Gate Fields in Albany, CA, not far from San Francisco.  

1949  On April - 20 jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California  

1950  R C Cameron discovers asteroid #1575 Winifred on April - 20.  

1950  On this day in history balt's Memorial Stadium opens  

1951  On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  

1953  On April - 20 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51  

1953  Erich Weinert, writer, dies at 62 on April - 20.  

1954  On April - 20 "Golden Apple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 125 performances  

1955  "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs on April - 20.  

1956  On this day in history jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies  

1957  John Kelley, the first American since 1945, wins the Boston Marathon on April - 20.  

1957  61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05 on this day in history.  

1958  On April - 20 buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM  

1958  On April - 20 montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup  

1959  "Desilu Playhouse" on CBS-TV presented a two-part show titled, "The Untouchables" starting this night. Robert Stack starred in the program and became a major television star when "The Untouchables" become a weekly network series in the fall of 1959 on this day in history.  

1961  Revolt in the South African country of Angola on April - 20.  

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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 April - 20 birth of edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)  

1494  John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on April - 20.  

1586  On April - 20 birth of saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)  

1592  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author was born on this day in history.  

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

1633  On April - 20 birth of emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)  

1646  On April - 20 birth of charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704)  

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  Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on this day in history.  

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 April - 20.  

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

1534  Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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