Historical Events In April - 06
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1896 On this day in history the first modern Olympic games begin in Athens (3/25 OS)
1896 On this day in history 1st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece [3/25 OS] American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal in mod history
1896 On this day in history juan Tomas Perez, composer
1898 On April - 06 bobby Gilbert, PA
1900 On April - 06 jim Jeffries KO's Jack Finnegan in 55 seconds
1900 On April - 06 james J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1900 Andres Sas, composer on April - 06.
1901 On this day in history willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
1902 Gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus) on this day in history.
1903 General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws) on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer
1904 On this day in history kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
1905 P Gotz discovers asteroid #563 Suleika on April - 06.
1906 On this day in history the first animated cartoon copyrighted
1906 On this day in history 1st animated cartoon copyrighted
1906 John Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion) on April - 06.
1906 On April - 06 alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57
1908 On April - 06 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla
1908 Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history commander Robert E. Peary &Matthew Henson reports reaching the North Pole
1909 On April - 06 the first credit union established in US
1909 The North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history 1st credit union forms in US
1910 Desmond Dreyer, British admiral on April - 06.
1911 On April - 06 phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer
1912 On April - 06 electric starter 1st appeared in cars
1912 Endre Szekely, composer on this day in history.
1913 Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday on this day in history.
1914 On April - 06 george Reeves, Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind)
1915 SS Guernsey, went ashore on at Cap de la Hague Guernsey with a loss of seven crew while outward bound from Guernsey to Southampton on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history s Belyavskij discovers asteroid #857 Glasenappia
1916 On April - 06 german parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare
1917 The United States enter World War I on April - 06.
1917 On this day in history uS declares war on Germany, enters World War I