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Historical Events In April - 01

Friday, 03 July 2020

1778  Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" symbol on April - 01.  

1785  J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1793  Volcano Unsen on Japan erupts killing about 53,000 on April - 01.  

1799  Narciso Casanovas, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1802  On this day in history hubert Reis, composer  

1803  French law rules the use of intention on this day in history.  

1807  On April - 01 fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic  

1807  Louis Francois Chambray, composer, dies at 69 on April - 01.  

1809  Nikolai Gogol, Ukrainian-born Russian novelist, humorist, and dramatist (Dead Souls, The Inspector-General) on April - 01.  

1814  On this day in history jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian general/cartographer, dies at 87  

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

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

1823  On April - 01 simon Bolivar Buckner, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1914  

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

1830  Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer, dies at 51 on April - 01.  

1832  Robert the Hermit, US ex-slave/hermit in Massachusetts, dies on April - 01.  

1834  On this day in history isidore Edouard Legouix, composer  

1836  On this day in history charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Cocos Islands  

1843  On this day in history ludwig Enneccerus, German jurist  

1847  On April - 01 gavriil Musicescu, composer  

1850  SF County Govt established on this day in history.  

1852  Second Burmese War breaks out after British ultimatum to King of Burma on April - 01.  

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

1853  On this day in history cincinnati became first US city to pay firefighters a regular salary  

1853  Cincinnati became 1st US city to pay fire fighters a regular salary on this day in history.  

1854  Hard Times begins serialisation in Charles Dickens magazine, Household Words on this day in history.  

1857  Herman Melville publishes The Confidence-Man on April - 01.  

1858  Arnold Aletrino, Dutch physician-criminologist/author (From Life) on April - 01.  

1862  Shenandoah Valley campaign, Jackson's Battle of Woodstock, VA on April - 01.  

1863  On April - 01 wartime conscription law in US goes into effect  

1863  On this day in history 1st wartime conscription law in US goes into effect  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  On April - 01 birth of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on this day in history.  

1543  On April - 01 birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  

1578  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on April - 01.  

1582  On April - 01 birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

1582  On this day in history birth of thomas Simpson, composer  

1610  On April - 01 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 this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.  

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  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

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

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