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Historical Events In April - 01

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1778  On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" symbol  

1785  On this day in history j H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter  

1789  House of Reps first full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg first speaker on April - 01.  

1789  House of Reps 1st full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg 1st speaker on April - 01.  

1792  Gronings feminist Etta Palm demands women's right to divorce on April - 01.  

1793  On this day in history volcano Unsen on Japan erupts killing about 53,000  

1799  On April - 01 narciso Casanovas, composer, dies at 52  

1802  Hubert Reis, composer on this day in history.  

1803  On April - 01 french law rules the use of intention  

1807  On this day in history fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic  

1807  On this day in history louis Francois Chambray, composer, dies at 69  

1809  On this day in history nikolai Gogol, Ukrainian-born Russian novelist, humorist, and dramatist (Dead Souls, The Inspector-General)  

1814  Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian general/cartographer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1815  On April - 01 otto Von Bismarck, Germany, chancellor (1866-90)  

1817  On April - 01 johannes J van Oosterzee, Dutch theologist  

1823  Simon Bolivar Buckner, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1914 on April - 01.  

1826  Samuel Mory patents internal combustion engine on April - 01.  

1830  On this day in history carl Borromaus Neuner, composer, dies at 51  

1832  On this day in history robert the Hermit, US ex-slave/hermit in Massachusetts, dies  

1834  On this day in history isidore Edouard Legouix, composer  

1836  Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Cocos Islands on this day in history.  

1843  Ludwig Enneccerus, German jurist on this day in history.  

1847  Gavriil Musicescu, composer on April - 01.  

1850  On this day in history sF County Govt established  

1852  Second Burmese War breaks out after British ultimatum to King of Burma on this day in history.  

1852  Edward Austin Abbey, US, painter (Quest of the Holy Grail) on this day in history.  

1853  Cincinnati became first US city to pay firefighters a regular salary on this day in history.  

1853  Cincinnati became 1st US city to pay fire fighters a regular salary on April - 01.  

1854  On April - 01 hard Times begins serialisation in Charles Dickens magazine, Household Words.  

1857  Herman Melville publishes The Confidence-Man on this day in history.  

1858  Arnold Aletrino, Dutch physician-criminologist/author (From Life) on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history shenandoah Valley campaign, Jackson's Battle of Woodstock, VA  

1863  Wartime conscription law in US goes into effect on April - 01.  

1863  1st wartime conscription law in US goes into effect on April - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272) was born on April - 01.  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on April - 01.  

1543  On this day in history birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  

1578  On April - 01 birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1582  On this day in history birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on April - 01.  

1610  On this day in history birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  

1640  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  Death of Emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048) on April - 01.  

1132  Death of St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053) on this day in history.  

1204  On April - 01 eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

1528  On this day in history death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

1580  On this day in history death of alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

1611  Death of Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.  

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