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 This day in History - April 5
432 Historic Events for April 5
1946

1st performance of Charles Ives' 3rd Symphony

Event
1948

WGN TV channel 9 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham Ill)

Event
1949

Judith Arlene Resnik, Akron Ohio, ast (STS 41D, 51L-Chal disaster)

Birth
1950

Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)

Birth
1950

Franklin R Chang-Diaz, Costa Rica, astro (STS 61C, 34,46,60,75, sk:91)

Birth
1950

Agnetha F„ltskog, Stockholm Sweden, rocker (ABBA-Waterloo)

Birth
1950

Anna Ulvaeus, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)

Birth
1950

Prague espionage trial against bishops and priests begins

Event
1951

Edward Rigby, dies at 72

Death
1951

Everett Morton, rocker (English Beat)

Birth
1951

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death

Event
1951

Roosevel Ferguson, Arkansas, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)

Birth
1952

Henry Wittenberg wins his 8th AAU wrestling title

Event
1952

Henri Vandeputte, Belgian writer (L'Autre Vie), dies at 75

Death
1953

John Buchanan, cricketer (Qld batsman 78-79, Shield coach 1995)

Birth
1953

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open

Event
1953

WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

Christopher S Nelson, New Orleans LA, actor (Sons and Daughters)

Birth
1954

Elvis Presley records his debut single, "That's All Right"

Event
1954

Claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66

Death
1954

Michael W Butler, computer programmer (created TODAY program)

Birth
1954

Stan Ridgeway, rocker (Mosquito-Garage Sale)

Birth
1955

Winston Churchill resigns as British PM, Anthony Eden succeeds him

Event
1955

Janice Long, British radio host (Crash FM)

Birth