Historical Events In April - 06
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1938 On April - 06 teflon invented by Roy J Plunkett
1939 On April - 06 uS &UK agree on joint control of Canton &Enderbury Is (Pacific)
1939 On this day in history great Britain & Poland sign military pact
1939 On April - 06 robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies
1940 On this day in history andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49
1941 German army invades Yugoslovia and Greece on April - 06.
1941 On this day in history italian-held Addis Ababa capitulates to British &Ethiopian forces
1941 8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280 on April - 06.
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 April - 06.
1942 On April - 06 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto
1943 On this day in history british &US army link up in Africa during WW II
1943 On April - 06 british & US army link up in Africa during WW II
1944 On April - 06 jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis
1945 On this day in history first heavy kamikaze attack on ships at Okinawa.
1945 Most of the Jewish prisoners remaining at the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany are forced out on death marches on this day in history.
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 Vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58 on April - 06.
1949 On this day in history stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
1950 John F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson on this day in history.
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 Mont Canadiens score 3 goals in 56 sec in playoff game against Det on this day in history.
1955 On April - 06 "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances
1957 NYC ends trolley car service on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1961 Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1962 J C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 On April - 06 early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched
1965 On April - 06 in Dar es Salaam Tanzania Ottawa starts program to equip and train air force of Tanzania.
1965 Intelsat 1 ("Early Bird") first coml geosynchronous comm satellite on this day in history.