Historical Events In April - 06
Thursday, 18 April 2019
1896 The first modern Olympic games begin in Athens (3/25 OS) on April - 06.
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 this day in history.
1898 Bobby Gilbert, PA on April - 06.
1900 On this day in history jim Jeffries KO's Jack Finnegan in 55 seconds
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 April - 06 willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
1902 On April - 06 gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)
1903 General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws) on April - 06.
1903 On this day in history harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer
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 April - 06.
1906 Alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57 on April - 06.
1908 On this day in history 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 April - 06.
1909 On April - 06 the first credit union established in US
1909 On April - 06 the North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary
1909 1st credit union forms in US on April - 06.
1910 Desmond Dreyer, British admiral on April - 06.
1911 On April - 06 phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer
1912 Electric starter 1st appeared in cars on April - 06.
1912 On this day in history endre Szekely, composer
1913 On April - 06 jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
1914 George Reeves, Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind) on this day in history.
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 April - 06.
1916 S Belyavskij discovers asteroid #857 Glasenappia on April - 06.
1916 On this day in history german parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare
1917 The United States enter World War I on April - 06.
1917 US declares war on Germany, enters World War I on April - 06.