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 This day in History - April 5
432 Historic Events for April 5
1925

Oldrich Flosman, composer

Birth
1925

Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in NC due to an ulcer

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1926

Ann B Davis, actress (Alice-Brady Bunch)

Birth
1926

Milton O Thompson, astronaut (Dynasoar, X-15)

Birth
1926

Roger Corman, Detroit, producer/director (Little Shop of Horrors)

Birth
1927

Johnny Weissmuller set records in 100 and 200 m free style

Event
1927

John Gilbert, MP

Birth
1928

Roy Kilner, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1924-26), dies at 38

Death
1928

Michael Bryant, London England, actor (Sakharov, Girly)

Birth
1928

Peter Moore, Principal (London Business School)

Birth
1928

Tony Williams, Elizabeth NJ, singer (Platters-Only You, Harbor Lights)

Birth
1928

Will Gaines, jazz dancer

Birth
1928

Jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies

Death
1928

David Farquhar Andress, composer

Birth
1929

Hugo Claus, Flemish writer/director (Cool Lover, Sugar)

Birth
1929

Nigel Hawthorne, actor (Tartuffe, Pope John Paul II)

Birth
1929

Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact

Event
1930

England out for 849 v WI Kingston, Sandham out for 325

Event
1931

Denis Lawton, director (London University Institute of Educ)

Birth
1932

Dutch textile strike broken by trade unions

Event
1933

Frank Gorshin, Pittsburgh Pa, comedian/impersonator (Riddler-Batman)

Birth
1934

Stanley Turrentine, jazz saxophonist (Wonderland)

Birth
1934

Tina Maria Stone, runner (1 year distance record of 15,472 miles)

Birth
1934

Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer, dies at 74

Death
1935

Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election

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