Historical Events In April - 06
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1896 On April - 06 the first modern Olympic games begin in Athens (3/25 OS)
1896 1st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece [3/25 OS] American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal in mod history on April - 06.
1896 Juan Tomas Perez, composer on April - 06.
1898 On this day in history bobby Gilbert, PA
1900 Jim Jeffries KO's Jack Finnegan in 55 seconds on this day in history.
1900 On April - 06 james J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1900 On April - 06 andres Sas, composer
1901 Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer on April - 06.
1902 On this day in history gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)
1903 General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws) on this day in history.
1903 Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer on April - 06.
1904 Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be) on April - 06.
1905 On this day in history p Gotz discovers asteroid #563 Suleika
1906 On this day in history the first animated cartoon copyrighted
1906 1st animated cartoon copyrighted on April - 06.
1906 John Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion) on this day in history.
1906 On April - 06 alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57
1908 On this day in history j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla
1908 On April - 06 vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer
1909 Commander Robert E. Peary &Matthew Henson reports reaching the North Pole on this day in history.
1909 The first credit union established in US on this day in history.
1909 On April - 06 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 April - 06.
1911 On this day in history phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer
1912 Electric starter 1st appeared in cars on this day in history.
1912 On April - 06 endre Szekely, composer
1913 Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday on April - 06.
1914 On this day in history 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 German parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare on April - 06.
1917 On this day in history the United States enter World War I
1917 On April - 06 uS declares war on Germany, enters World War I