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Historical Events Happened In April - 04

Sunday, 29 May 2016

1662  Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1664  On this day in history adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies  

1686  On this day in history english king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence  

1687  On this day in history english King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church  

1687  King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church on this day in history.  

1701  Joseph Haines, entertainer and author on April - 04.  

1714  Karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies on April - 04.  

1716  On this day in history russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar  

1716  John Evangelist Schreiber, composer on April - 04.  

1721  On April - 04 sir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I.  

1731  Francisco Morera, composer on this day in history.  

1734  On this day in history johann C van Erckel, old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79  

1737  Anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor on April - 04.  

1740  On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

1752  On this day in history niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, composer (Andromeda)  

1755  On April - 04 vincenc Masek, composer  

1758  John Hoppner, portrait painter on this day in history.  

1762  Stephen Storace, composer on April - 04.  

1774  Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 on April - 04.  

1776  Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel on this day in history.  

1784  Mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies on this day in history.  

1785  Bettina Brentano, composer on April - 04.  

1786  On April - 04 john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)  

1792  Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R) on this day in history.  

1804  Joseph Fischhof, composer on this day in history.  

1806  Friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1807  On April - 04 joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies  

1809  On this day in history benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer  

1814  On April - 04 napoleon abdicates for the first time.  

1814  John Blair Smith Todd, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872 on this day in history.  

1817  John Wilson Sprague, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893 on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history prince d'Essing, dies  

1818  Congress decided US flag is 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history congress decided US flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217) was born on April - 04.  

1492  On April - 04 birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

1527  On this day in history birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

1593  Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669) was born on April - 04.  

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on April - 04.  

1648  On April - 04 birth of grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver  

1688  Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  Ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies on April - 04.  

0636  Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on April - 04.  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.  

1229  On this day in history hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies  

1284  Alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1292  On April - 04 nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

1305  On this day in history death of jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217)  

1393  On April - 04 floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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