Historical Events In April - 08
Sunday, 18 April 2021
1911 On this day in history douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian
1912 On April - 08 steamers collide in Nile, drowning 200
1912 On April - 08 sonja Henie, Oslo Norway, ice skater/actress (Olympic-gold-1928,32,36)
1913 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified on this day in history.
1913 On April - 08 h Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
1914 On April - 08 uS & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone
1914 John Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour) on April - 08.
1916 On this day in history australian soldiers take up positions on the Western Front at Armentières, France
1916 On April - 08 norway approves active & passive female suffrage
1918 On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
1918 On April - 08 establishment of the Repatriation Department
1918 Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States on April - 08.
1919 The birth of Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia on April - 08.
1919 [Douglas] Ian Smith, premier of Rhodesia (1964-..) on April - 08.
1920 Church disestablished in Wales on April - 08.
1920 LONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg on this day in history.
1920 Carmen McRae (Clark), US jazz singer/pianist (Dream of Life) on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history charles Tomlinson Griffes, US composer (White Peacock), dies at 35
1921 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa on April - 08.
1921 Alfie Bass, London England, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served) on this day in history.
1921 Earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history 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 First planned night landings on a carrier, USS Langley, by VF-1 on April - 08.
1925 Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925] on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice
1929 On April - 08 indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest.
1930 Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on this day in history.
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 Eric Axel Karlfeldt, poet, dies on April - 08.
1933 On April - 08 nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews boycotting Jewish businesses
1933 On this day in history manchester Guardian warns of unknown nazi terror