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Historical Events In April - 01

Saturday, 26 September 2020

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

1785  J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter on April - 01.  

1789  House of Reps first full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg first speaker on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1793  Volcano Unsen on Japan erupts killing about 53,000 on this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history narciso Casanovas, composer, dies at 52  

1802  On April - 01 hubert Reis, composer  

1803  French law rules the use of intention on April - 01.  

1807  Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic on April - 01.  

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  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  Johannes J van Oosterzee, Dutch theologist on April - 01.  

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

1826  On April - 01 samuel Mory patents internal combustion engine  

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

1832  Robert the Hermit, US ex-slave/hermit in Massachusetts, dies on this day in history.  

1834  Isidore Edouard Legouix, composer on April - 01.  

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

1843  On this day in history ludwig Enneccerus, German jurist  

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 April - 01.  

1852  On April - 01 edward Austin Abbey, US, painter (Quest of the Holy Grail)  

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

1853  On this day in history cincinnati became 1st US city to pay fire fighters a regular salary  

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

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

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

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

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 this day in history birth of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)  

1283  On this day in history birth of ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)  

1543  François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626) was born on April - 01.  

1578  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on this day in history.  

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

1582  On April - 01 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 April - 01.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  On April - 01 death of emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)  

1132  On this day in history death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

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

1528  Death of Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

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  On this day in history death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

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