Historical Events In April - 14
Thursday, 18 April 2019
1881 On this day in history the Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas.
1881 On this day in history anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)
1883 Leo Delibes' opera "Lakmé," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1886 On April - 14 edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism)
1887 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Reigate Squires" (BG)
1888 On April - 14 william Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62
1889 On April - 14 adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20]
1890 On this day in history pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Wash DC)
1891 On April - 14 b. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist (d.1956)
1892 On this day in history giorgio Cesana, Italy, coxswain, (Olympic-gold-1906)
1894 On April - 14 firt public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures)
1894 1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures) on this day in history.
1895 On April - 14 1st performance of Gustav Mahler's (incomplete) 2nd Symphony
1895 On this day in history mary Marquet, St Petersburg Russia, actress (Matter of Resistance)
1896 On this day in history john Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres (NYC)
1897 On this day in history barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader
1898 On this day in history commissioning of first Post Civil War hospital ship, USS Solace
1898 Lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye) on this day in history.
1900 Veteran's Hospital at Ft Miley established on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history president Loubet opens International Fairs in Paris
1900 Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby) on April - 14.
1901 Alfred West, champion cyclist/record hair splitter (17 splits) on April - 14.
1902 JC Penney opens his 1st store, in Kemmerer, Wyo on April - 14.
1902 On April - 14 menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews)
1903 On this day in history dr Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid (NYC)
1904 The birth of John Gielgud, British actor on April - 14.
1904 On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premiered in London
1904 On April - 14 john Gielgud, London England, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man)
1905 Frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips) on April - 14.
1906 On this day in history pres Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press
1906 Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, King Saudi-Arabia (1964-75) on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history the birth of Francois Duvalier, Dictator of Haiti
1907 On April - 14 francois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti
1909 On this day in history anglo-Persian Oil Company forms in London