Historical Events In April - 06
Thursday, 18 April 2019
1938 Teflon invented by Roy J Plunkett on April - 06.
1939 On April - 06 uS &UK agree on joint control of Canton &Enderbury Is (Pacific)
1939 Great Britain & Poland sign military pact on this day in history.
1939 Robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies on April - 06.
1940 Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49 on April - 06.
1941 On April - 06 german army invades Yugoslovia and Greece.
1941 Italian-held Addis Ababa capitulates to British &Ethiopian forces on this day in history.
1941 8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280 on this day in history.
1942 General Andrew G.L. (Andy) McNaughton forms the First Canadian Army in Britain with five divisions, two armored brigades, and 3 other divisions slated for home defence on this day in history.
1942 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto on April - 06.
1943 On April - 06 british &US army link up in Africa during WW II
1943 British & US army link up in Africa during WW II on April - 06.
1944 Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis on April - 06.
1945 First heavy kamikaze attack on ships at Okinawa on this day in history.
1945 On April - 06 most of the Jewish prisoners remaining at the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany are forced out on death marches.
1945 Coevorden freed from nazis on this day in history.
1945 Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42 on April - 06.
1947 11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281 on April - 06.
1947 On April - 06 vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58
1949 Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history john F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson
1951 On April - 06 halfdan Cleve, composer, dies at 71
1952 Sam Snead wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament on this day in history.
1952 On April - 06 16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286
1954 On this day in history mont Canadiens score 3 goals in 56 sec in playoff game against Det
1955 "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances on April - 06.
1957 On April - 06 nYC ends trolley car service
1958 Arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters on this day in history.
1961 USS Lake Champlain brings oxygen to aid stricken passenger of British liner Queen of Bermuda on April - 06.
1961 Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90 on April - 06.
1962 On this day in history j C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74
1965 On this day in history early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched
1965 In Dar es Salaam Tanzania Ottawa starts program to equip and train air force of Tanzania on April - 06.
1965 Intelsat 1 ("Early Bird") first coml geosynchronous comm satellite on April - 06.