Historical Events In April - 12
Friday, 07 August 2020
1913 Gabor Jodal, composer on April - 12.
1914 On this day in history armen Alchian, American economist
1914 On April - 12 josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71
1915 On April - 12 emil [Theodore] Petaja, US, sci-fi author (Star Mill, Tramontane)
1916 On this day in history brian Connell, writer/broadcaster
1917 On April - 12 bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982)
1917 M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957) on April - 12.
1918 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire on this day in history.
1919 British Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages on this day in history.
1919 On April - 12 istvan Anhalt, composer
1920 On April - 12 h R Hewitt, CEO (Johnson Matthey)
1921 A W Mabbs, archivist on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history frantisek Ondricek, composer, dies at 64
1923 The birth of Maria Callas, Italian opera singer on April - 12.
1926 Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms on April - 12.
1927 On April - 12 gen Chiang Kai-shek begins counter revolution in Shanghai
1928 On April - 12 assassination attempt on king Victor Emmanuel II of Italy
1930 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days on April - 12.
1931 On April - 12 joe McCarthy debuts as NY Yankee manager
1932 Emmanuel Chabriers & Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo on April - 12.
1933 On April - 12 moffatt Field commissioned
1934 Highest velocity wind ever recorded on Mt Washington, NH, 231 mph on this day in history.
1934 On April - 12 winds gust to 231 MPH on Mount Washington NH
1935 A Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar on April - 12.
1935 "Your Hit Parade," debuts on radio on this day in history.
1937 Sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England on April - 12.
1938 On April - 12 uS law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY)
1938 On this day in history 1st US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY)
1938 Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author (Man & Mark), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1939 G Kulin discovers asteroid #1489 Attila on April - 12.
1940 On this day in history italy annexes Albania
1941 On this day in history stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1942 9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280 on this day in history.
1942 Johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80 on this day in history.