Historical Events In April - 08
Thursday, 15 April 2021
1881 Fernand Lamy, composer on April - 08.
1884 On April - 08 the birth of Harry S.Truman, Former American President
1885 Dimitrios Levidis, composer on April - 08.
1886 William Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons on this day in history.
1886 On April - 08 margaret A Barnes, writer
1887 Walter Connolly, Cincinnati OH, actor (Good Earth, 5th Avenue Girl) on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch)
1889 Henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies on this day in history.
1890 On April - 08 junius Morgan, philanthropist, dies at 76
1892 A Charlois discovers asteroid #331 Etheridgea on this day in history.
1893 The birth of Mary Pickford, American actress on April - 08.
1893 On April - 08 the Critic reports that ice cream soda is our national drink
1893 Grace Cunard, Columbus OH, silent screen actress (Resurrection) on April - 08.
1894 Bankim C Chattopadhyaya, writer (Mrinalini, Anandamath), dies at 55 on April - 08.
1895 On April - 08 bert I Gordon, NY
1896 Karl Hermann Pillney, composer on this day in history.
1897 Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel) on this day in history.
1897 On April - 08 george Garrett, composer, dies at 62
1898 On this day in history battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese
1898 Achiel H Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58) on this day in history.
1902 On April - 08 arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman)
1902 Sipyagain, Russian min of interior/headed Secret Service, assassinated on April - 08.
1903 Ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien) on April - 08.
1904 On April - 08 gr Brit & France sign Cordial Entente concerning colonial matter
1904 John Antill, composer on April - 08.
1905 British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya on April - 08.
1905 George Baxter, Paris France, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged) on April - 08.
1906 Charles J B Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer (Mirror of the Sea) on April - 08.
1907 On this day in history maurice Stacey, chemist
1908 On April - 08 lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier
1908 On this day in history neil Lawson, British high court judge
1909 George Dixon, trumpet/sax on this day in history.
1910 On April - 08 dumitru Dan (Romania) completed a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk
1910 On April - 08 george Musso, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)