Historical Events For April - 04
Saturday, 29 April 2017
1662 On April - 04 davis Mell, composer, dies at 57
1664 Adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.
1686 English king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence on April - 04.
1687 English King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church on April - 04.
1687 On April - 04 king James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
1701 Joseph Haines, entertainer and author on April - 04.
1714 Karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies on this day in history.
1716 Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history john Evangelist Schreiber, composer
1721 On April - 04 sir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I.
1731 On April - 04 francisco Morera, composer
1734 Johann C van Erckel, old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79 on this day in history.
1737 Anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor on April - 04.
1740 On April - 04 wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer
1752 On April - 04 niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, composer (Andromeda)
1755 On April - 04 vincenc Masek, composer
1758 On this day in history john Hoppner, portrait painter
1762 Stephen Storace, composer on this day in history.
1774 On April - 04 oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17
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 On this day in history bettina Brentano, composer
1786 John Franklin, British explorer (Arctic) on this day in history.
1792 Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R) on April - 04.
1804 On this day in history joseph Fischhof, composer
1806 On this day in history friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84
1807 Joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies on this day in history.
1809 On this day in history benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer
1814 Napoleon abdicates for the first time on April - 04.
1814 John Blair Smith Todd, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872 on this day in history.
1817 On this day in history john Wilson Sprague, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893
1817 On April - 04 prince d'Essing, dies
1818 On April - 04 congress decided US flag is 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars
1818 On April - 04 congress decided US flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars