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 This day in History - April 4
440 Historic Events for April 4
1892

Esther Howard, MT

Birth
1892

Cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot)

Birth
1893

Alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist, dies at 86

Death
1895

Arthur Murray, NYC, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party)

Birth
1895

Charlie Hallows, cricket batsman (Lancs played for England 1921-28)

Birth
1896

Tristan Tzara, [Samuel Rosenfeld] French poet (Approximate Man)

Birth
1896

Robert Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight)

Birth
1896

Announcement of Gold in Yukon

Event
1897

Pierre Fresnay, Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion)

Birth
1899

William Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23)

Birth
1899

South Africa all out 35 vs England (Trott 4-19, Haigh 6-11)

Event
1900

Edward VII, King, assassinated

Death
1900

British garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer general De Wet

Event
1900

Assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII

Event
1901

Carmel Myers, SF Calif, actress (Carmel Myers Show)

Birth
1902

Louise L de Vilmorin, French poetess/author (Lutin Sauvage)

Birth
1902

Cecil Rhodes scholarship fund forms with $10 million

Event
1905

Eugene Bozza, composer

Birth
1905

Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 73

Death
1905

Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000

Event
1906

John Cameron Swayze, Wichita Ks, newscaster (Timex, Hindenberg) [NS]

Birth
1906

Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction)

Birth
1907

Nathan M Pusey, Iowa, educator (Natl Ass for Social Sciences-1963)

Birth
1908

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author (Cheaper by the Dozen)

Birth
1908

Josef Sucher, composer, dies at 64

Death