Historical Events In April - 08
Thursday, 13 August 2020
1881 On this day in history fernand Lamy, composer
1884 On April - 08 the birth of Harry S.Truman, Former American President
1885 On this day in history dimitrios Levidis, composer
1886 On April - 08 william Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons.
1886 Margaret A Barnes, writer on this day in history.
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 On April - 08 henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies
1890 On April - 08 junius Morgan, philanthropist, dies at 76
1892 On April - 08 a Charlois discovers asteroid #331 Etheridgea
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 On April - 08 grace Cunard, Columbus OH, silent screen actress (Resurrection)
1894 Bankim C Chattopadhyaya, writer (Mrinalini, Anandamath), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1895 On this day in history 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 George Garrett, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1898 Battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese on April - 08.
1898 On April - 08 achiel H Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58)
1902 Arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman) on April - 08.
1902 On April - 08 sipyagain, Russian min of interior/headed Secret Service, assassinated
1903 Ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien) on April - 08.
1904 On this day in history gr Brit & France sign Cordial Entente concerning colonial matter
1904 On this day in history john Antill, composer
1905 On this day in history british East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya
1905 On this day in history george Baxter, Paris France, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged)
1906 On April - 08 charles J B Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer (Mirror of the Sea)
1907 On this day in history maurice Stacey, chemist
1908 On this day in history lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier
1908 On this day in history neil Lawson, British high court judge
1909 On this day in history george Dixon, trumpet/sax
1910 Dumitru Dan (Romania) completed a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk on this day in history.
1910 On April - 08 george Musso, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)