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Historical Events Happened In April - 04

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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  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 this day in history.  

1687  On this day in history king James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church  

1701  Joseph Haines, entertainer and author on this day in history.  

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  Sir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I on this day in history.  

1731  Francisco Morera, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1740  On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

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

1755  On this day in history vincenc Masek, composer  

1758  On this day in history john Hoppner, portrait painter  

1762  On this day in history stephen Storace, composer  

1774  On this day in history 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  Bettina Brentano, composer on this day in history.  

1786  John Franklin, British explorer (Arctic) on this day in history.  

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

1804  On this day in history joseph Fischhof, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history john Blair Smith Todd, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872  

1817  On this day in history john Wilson Sprague, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893  

1817  Prince d'Essing, dies on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history 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.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  On this day in history birth of caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)  

1492  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

1646  On this day in history birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

1648  On this day in history 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  On this day in history ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies  

0636  Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on this day in history.  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on this day in history.  

1229  Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on this day in history.  

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

1292  On this day in history 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 this day in history floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies