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Historical Events In April - 01

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1864  Marie Jungius, Dutch fairy tale writer on April - 01.  

1865  On this day in history baie du Ha! Ha! Quebec, the first Canadian April Fools' Day on record celebrated by British troops and Canadian militia at Fort Poisson d'Avril.  

1865  Battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army on April - 01.  

1865  -9] Battle at Blakely Alabama on this day in history.  

1865  Richard Zsigmondy, Germany, chemist (Nobel-1925) on this day in history.  

1866  US Congress rejects presidential veto gives all equal rights in US on April - 01.  

1866  On April - 01 ferruccio D M B Busoni, Italy, pianist/composer/conductor (Arlecchino)  

1866  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer, dies at 98 on this day in history.  

1867  Blacks vote in municipal election in Tuscumbia, Alabama on April - 01.  

1867  International Exhibition opens in Paris on this day in history.  

1868  On April - 01 hampton Institute opens  

1868  The birth of Edmond Rostand, French author on this day in history.  

1868  The Canadian Government fixes a uniform first class postal rate of three cents; establishes Post Office Savings Bank on April - 01.  

1868  On April - 01 edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)  

1869  On this day in history peter A Egge, Norwegian writer (De Droom)  

1869  Anthony G O Ridder van Rappard, Min of Reformed Worship, dies at 69 on April - 01.  

1870  On this day in history patrick Gass sgt of Lewis &Clark Expedition, dies at 98  

1870  Patrick Gass, sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition, dies at 98 on April - 01.  

1871  On this day in history f Melius Christiansen, composer  

1872  On this day in history 1st edition of The Standard  

1872  Tadeusz Joteyko, composer on this day in history.  

1873  British White Star steamship Atlantic sinks off Nova Scotia, 547 die on this day in history.  

1873  On April - 01 the birth of Sergei Rachmaninov, Russian composer  

1873  On April - 01 sergei Rachmaninoff, Novgorod Russia, composer (Prelude in C# Minor)  

1875  The Times of London becomes the first newspaper to print a daily weather chart on April - 01.  

1875  On April - 01 edgar Wallace, England, novelist/playwright/journalist (Terror)  

1876  1st official NL baseball game (Boston-6, Phila-5) on April - 01.  

1878  Carl Sternheim, German playwright (Hyperion/Tabula Rasa) on April - 01.  

1878  Eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56 on April - 01.  

1881  Anti-Jewish riots in Jerusalem on April - 01.  

1883  The birth of Lon Chaney, American actor on April - 01.  

1883  On this day in history aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor  

1884  On April - 01 laurette Taylor, [Helen LM Cooney], US actress (Broadway)  

1885  On this day in history clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones  

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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  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  On this day in history birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

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

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on this day in history.  

1610  Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703) was born on this day in history.  

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

1132  Death of St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053) on April - 01.  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.  

1528  On April - 01 death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

1611  On April - 01 death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

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