Historical Events In April - 06
Monday, 18 February 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 On this day in history great Britain & Poland sign military pact
1939 On this day in history robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies
1940 Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history german army invades Yugoslovia and Greece.
1941 Italian-held Addis Ababa capitulates to British &Ethiopian forces on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history 8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280
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 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2249 Yamamoto on April - 06.
1943 On April - 06 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 First heavy kamikaze attack on ships at Okinawa on April - 06.
1945 On this day in history most of the Jewish prisoners remaining at the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany are forced out on death marches.
1945 On this day in history coevorden freed from nazis
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 On April - 06 stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
1950 John F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson on April - 06.
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 16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286 on this day in history.
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 April - 06.
1961 On this day in history uSS Lake Champlain brings oxygen to aid stricken passenger of British liner Queen of Bermuda.
1961 Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90 on April - 06.
1962 J C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74 on April - 06.
1965 Early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched on April - 06.
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.