Historical Events In April - 06
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1896 The first modern Olympic games begin in Athens (3/25 OS) on April - 06.
1896 On April - 06 1st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece [3/25 OS] American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal in mod history
1896 Juan Tomas Perez, composer on this day in history.
1898 On April - 06 bobby Gilbert, PA
1900 Jim Jeffries KO's Jack Finnegan in 55 seconds on April - 06.
1900 On this day in history james J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1900 Andres Sas, composer on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
1902 On this day in history gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)
1903 On April - 06 general railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)
1903 Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer on this day in history.
1904 Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be) on this day in history.
1905 P Gotz discovers asteroid #563 Suleika on April - 06.
1906 The first animated cartoon copyrighted on April - 06.
1906 On April - 06 1st animated cartoon copyrighted
1906 On this day in history john Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion)
1906 On this day in history 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 Commander Robert E. Peary &Matthew Henson reports reaching the North Pole on this day in history.
1909 On April - 06 the first credit union established in US
1909 On this day in history the North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary
1909 1st credit union forms in US on this day in history.
1910 Desmond Dreyer, British admiral on this day in history.
1911 Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer on April - 06.
1912 On April - 06 electric starter 1st appeared in cars
1912 Endre Szekely, composer on this day in history.
1913 On April - 06 jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
1914 On April - 06 george Reeves, Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind)
1915 On this day in history sS Guernsey, went ashore on at Cap de la Hague Guernsey with a loss of seven crew while outward bound from Guernsey to Southampton.
1916 On April - 06 s Belyavskij discovers asteroid #857 Glasenappia
1916 German parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare on April - 06.
1917 On April - 06 the United States enter World War I
1917 US declares war on Germany, enters World War I on April - 06.