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Historical Events Happened In April - 04

Saturday, 30 July 2016

1662  On this day in history davis Mell, composer, dies at 57  

1664  On April - 04 adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies  

1686  English king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence on this day in history.  

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  On April - 04 joseph Haines, entertainer and author  

1714  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  Johann C van Erckel, old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79 on this day in history.  

1737  On April - 04 anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor  

1740  Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.  

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  On April - 04 stephen Storace, composer  

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 April - 04.  

1784  On this day in history mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies  

1785  On this day in history bettina Brentano, composer  

1786  On this day in history john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)  

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

1804  On April - 04 joseph Fischhof, composer  

1806  On this day in history friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84  

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

1809  Benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.  

1814  Napoleon abdicates for the first time on April - 04.  

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  On this day in history prince d'Essing, dies  

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 Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217) was born on this day in history.  

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

1527  On April - 04 birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  On April - 04 birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  On this day in history birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

1648  Grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver was born on April - 04.  

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

1284  On April - 04 alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62  

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

1305  Death of Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217) on this day in history.  

1393  Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  


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