Historical Events In April - 07
Thursday, 15 April 2021
1884 On April - 07 charles Dodd, English new testament authority
1884 On this day in history maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poet (Avondlamp), dies at 80
1888 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG) on this day in history.
1890 On April - 07 completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal.
1890 Marjory Stoneman Douglas, environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades) on this day in history.
1891 Nebraska introduces the 8 hour work day on this day in history.
1891 PT Barnum circus showman (Barnum &Bailey), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history nebraska introduces 8 hour work day
1891 On this day in history phineas T Barnum, US circus promoter (B & Bailey), dies at 88
1893 On April - 07 irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
1894 On this day in history gerald Brenan, English writer
1895 On April - 07 eduardo Toldra, composer
1896 On this day in history benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25)
1897 On April - 07 harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS]
1900 Tebbs Lloyd Johnson, England, 50K walker (Olympic-bronze-1952) on this day in history.
1901 On April - 07 sDAP demands general voting right/abolishing First Chamber
1902 Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms on this day in history.
1906 Italian volcano 'Versuvius' erupts on April - 07.
1906 Act of Algeciras drawn between Moroccan police & banking business on April - 07.
1908 Le Duan, Vietnamese politician on this day in history.
1912 John Adrian Hope, politician/businessman on April - 07.
1914 Sydney Thompson, rock climber on April - 07.
1915 On April - 07 the birth of Billy Holiday, American jazz singer
1915 On April - 07 billie Holiday, [Eleanora Fagan], Balt, singer (Aint Nobodys Business)
1917 De Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid on this day in history.
1917 R G Armstrong, Birmingham Ala, actor (T.H.E. Cat) on April - 07.
1917 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1918 On April - 07 c B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
1919 On April - 07 1st parcel of land is purchased for Cleveland Metroparks
1919 Ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orch leader (Let's Dance) on this day in history.
1920 Ravi Shankar, Benares India, sitar player (Sounds of India) on this day in history.
1922 Naval Reserve #3, "Teapot Dome," leased to Harry F Sinclair on April - 07.
1922 Kenneth Howard Peacock, composer on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney