Historical Events In April - 07
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1884 On this day in history charles Dodd, English new testament authority
1884 Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poet (Avondlamp), dies at 80 on April - 07.
1888 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG)
1890 Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal on this day in history.
1890 Marjory Stoneman Douglas, environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades) on April - 07.
1891 On April - 07 nebraska introduces the 8 hour work day
1891 On this day in history pT Barnum circus showman (Barnum &Bailey), dies at 80
1891 Nebraska introduces 8 hour work day on this day in history.
1891 Phineas T Barnum, US circus promoter (B & Bailey), dies at 88 on April - 07.
1893 Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement) on this day in history.
1894 On April - 07 gerald Brenan, English writer
1895 Eduardo Toldra, composer on this day in history.
1896 Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25) on April - 07.
1897 Harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS] on April - 07.
1900 Tebbs Lloyd Johnson, England, 50K walker (Olympic-bronze-1952) on April - 07.
1901 SDAP demands general voting right/abolishing First Chamber on April - 07.
1902 Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms on this day in history.
1906 On April - 07 italian volcano 'Versuvius' erupts
1906 On this day in history act of Algeciras drawn between Moroccan police & banking business
1908 On April - 07 le Duan, Vietnamese politician
1912 John Adrian Hope, politician/businessman on this day in history.
1914 On April - 07 sydney Thompson, rock climber
1915 The birth of Billy Holiday, American jazz singer on April - 07.
1915 On this day in history billie Holiday, [Eleanora Fagan], Balt, singer (Aint Nobodys Business)
1917 On this day in history de Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid
1917 On this day in history r G Armstrong, Birmingham Ala, actor (T.H.E. Cat)
1917 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53 on April - 07.
1918 On this day in history c B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
1919 1st parcel of land is purchased for Cleveland Metroparks on April - 07.
1919 On April - 07 ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orch leader (Let's Dance)
1920 Ravi Shankar, Benares India, sitar player (Sounds of India) on April - 07.
1922 On April - 07 naval Reserve #3, "Teapot Dome," leased to Harry F Sinclair
1922 Kenneth Howard Peacock, composer on April - 07.
1923 On April - 07 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney