Historical Events Happened In April - 04
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
1662 On this day in history davis Mell, composer, dies at 57
1664 Adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies on April - 04.
1686 English king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence on this day in history.
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 On April - 04 karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies
1716 On April - 04 russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar
1716 On April - 04 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 April - 04.
1737 Anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor on April - 04.
1740 Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.
1752 Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, composer (Andromeda) on April - 04.
1755 Vincenc Masek, composer on April - 04.
1758 John Hoppner, portrait painter on April - 04.
1762 Stephen Storace, composer on April - 04.
1774 Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 on this day in history.
1776 Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel on April - 04.
1784 On April - 04 mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies
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 April - 04 joseph Fischhof, composer
1806 On this day in history friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84
1807 On this day in history joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies
1809 Benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.
1814 On this day in history napoleon abdicates for the first time.
1814 On this day in history john Blair Smith Todd, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872
1817 On April - 04 john Wilson Sprague, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893
1817 Prince d'Essing, dies on April - 04.
1818 On April - 04 congress decided US flag is 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars
1818 Congress decided US flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars on this day in history.