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 This day in History - April 4
440 Historic Events for April 4
1929

1st AAU Greco-Roman wrestling championships held

Event
1930

Andrew Sandham makes Test Cricket 1st triple century

Event
1930

Les Ames makes the 1st Test Cricket century by a wicketkeeper (149)

Event
1930

Vladimir Majakovski, Russian poet, dies

Death
1930

David Sexton, soccer manager

Birth
1931

George Whitefield Chadwick, composer, dies at 76

Death
1931

Denis Frank Owen, Natural historian

Birth
1931

Andre Michelin, CEO (Michelin Tires), dies

Death
1931

Harold L Volkmer, (Rep-D-MO, 1977- )

Birth
1932

Ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian minister, dies at 59

Death
1932

Wilhelm Ostwald, physical chemist (Nobel 1909), dies

Death
1932

Andrei Tarkovski, Russian director (Solaris, Stalker)

Birth
1932

Anthony Perkins, NYC, actor (Psycho, Fear Strikes Out, Pretty Poison)

Birth
1932

Richard G Lugar, (Sen-R-IN, 1977- )

Birth
1932

Vitamin C 1st isolated, CC King, Univ of Pittsburgh

Event
1932

George Bernard Shaw's "Too True to be Good," premieres in NYC

Event
1932

Bapu Nadkarni, cricketer (economical Indian slow left-armer 1956-68)

Birth
1933

Fritz Bolkestein, Dutch CEO (Shell)/Minister of Defense (VVD)

Birth
1933

Seoirse Bodley, composer

Birth
1933

Robin Phillips, English multi-millionaire manufacturer (hand-dryer)

Birth
1933

US Dirigible Akron crashes off coast of NJ, 73 die

Event
1934

Braulio Dueno Colon, composer, dies at 80

Death
1934

Dorothy Lousie Grenfell Williams, broadcaster

Birth
1935

Easton Dudley Ashton St John McMorris, cricketer (WI batsman of 60's)

Birth
1935

Fran‡ois-Bernard Mache, composer

Birth