Historical Events In April - 08
Friday, 22 January 2021
1911 Douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian on April - 08.
1912 Steamers collide in Nile, drowning 200 on April - 08.
1912 On this day in history sonja Henie, Oslo Norway, ice skater/actress (Olympic-gold-1928,32,36)
1913 On this day in history 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified
1913 On April - 08 h Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
1914 US & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone on this day in history.
1914 John Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour) on this day in history.
1916 On April - 08 australian soldiers take up positions on the Western Front at Armentières, France
1916 On this day in history norway approves active & passive female suffrage
1918 On April - 08 england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
1918 Establishment of the Repatriation Department on April - 08.
1918 On April - 08 betty Ford, First Lady of the United States
1919 On this day in history the birth of Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia
1919 [Douglas] Ian Smith, premier of Rhodesia (1964-..) on April - 08.
1920 On this day in history church disestablished in Wales
1920 On April - 08 lONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg
1920 Carmen McRae (Clark), US jazz singer/pianist (Dream of Life) on April - 08.
1920 On this day in history charles Tomlinson Griffes, US composer (White Peacock), dies at 35
1921 On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa
1921 On April - 08 alfie Bass, London England, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served)
1921 On this day in history earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies
1923 On April - 08 edward Mulhare, Cork Ireland, actor (Daniel Gregg-Ghost & Mrs Muir)
1924 Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co on this day in history.
1924 On April - 08 imperial Airways formed in Britain
1925 On April - 08 first planned night landings on a carrier, USS Langley, by VF-1
1925 On April - 08 hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925]
1927 On this day in history automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice
1929 Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies
1931 Jackie Mitchell became first female in professional baseball on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history "White Horse Inn" opens in London
1931 On this day in history eric Axel Karlfeldt, poet, dies
1933 On this day in history nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews boycotting Jewish businesses
1933 Manchester Guardian warns of unknown nazi terror on April - 08.