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 This day in History - April 5
432 Historic Events for April 5
1908

Herbert von Karajan, Austria, Nazi/conductor (Berlin Philharmonic)

Birth
1908

British premier Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigns

Event
1908

Gaetano Coronaro, composer, dies at 55

Death
1908

Bette Davis, Lowell Mass, famous eyes (Of Human Bondage, Jezebel)

Birth
1908

George Schick, Prague Czech, conductor (Chicago Symphony)

Birth
1908

Grady Sutton, Chattanooga Tn, actor (Pruitts of South Hampton)

Birth
1908

Mary Hemingway, writer (Ernest Hemmingway Biography)

Birth
1909

Alberto Romero "Cubby" Broccoli, NYC, film producer (James Bond)

Birth
1909

Cubby Alberto Romolo Broccoli, movie producer

Birth
1909

Gerald Bond, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1938, 0 and 0-16)

Birth
1911

MCC tour match v Jamaica finishes in a tie

Event
1911

Goddard Lieberson, Hanley Staffordshire England, recording exec

Birth
1911

Waldorf W Aster acquires Daily Observer

Event
1911

Gordon Jones, Alden Iowa, actor (Mike the Cop-Abbott and Costello)

Birth
1912

John Le Mesurier, Bedford England, actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army)

Birth
1913

Alan Cheales, dominican priest

Birth
1914

Frederick Angus Armstrong, journalist

Birth
1915

Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in 26 for heavyweight boxing title

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1915

French begin Wo‰vre-offensive

Event
1916

Baroness Delacourt-Smith of Alteryn

Birth
1916

French troops occupy Bois de Caillette

Event
1916

Gregory Peck, La Jolla Calif, actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur)

Birth
1916

Bernard Baily, comic artist

Birth
1917

Robert [Albert] Bloch, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Psycho)

Birth
1917

Richard Yardumian, Philadelphia, composer (Come Creator Spirit)

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