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Historical Events In April - 01

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

1865  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 on April - 01.  

1865  Battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army on this day in history.  

1865  -9] Battle at Blakely Alabama on April - 01.  

1865  On April - 01 richard Zsigmondy, Germany, chemist (Nobel-1925)  

1866  On this day in history uS Congress rejects presidential veto gives all equal rights in US  

1866  Ferruccio D M B Busoni, Italy, pianist/composer/conductor (Arlecchino) on this day in history.  

1866  On April - 01 aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer, dies at 98  

1867  On April - 01 blacks vote in municipal election in Tuscumbia, Alabama  

1867  International Exhibition opens in Paris on April - 01.  

1868  On this day in history hampton Institute opens  

1868  On April - 01 the birth of Edmond Rostand, French author  

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

1868  Edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac) on this day in history.  

1869  Peter A Egge, Norwegian writer (De Droom) on April - 01.  

1869  On this day in history anthony G O Ridder van Rappard, Min of Reformed Worship, dies at 69  

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

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

1871  On this day in history f Melius Christiansen, composer  

1872  1st edition of The Standard on this day in history.  

1872  Tadeusz Joteyko, composer on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history british White Star steamship Atlantic sinks off Nova Scotia, 547 die  

1873  On this day in history the birth of Sergei Rachmaninov, Russian composer  

1873  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 1st official NL baseball game (Boston-6, Phila-5)  

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

1878  On this day in history eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56  

1881  On this day in history anti-Jewish riots in Jerusalem  

1883  On April - 01 the birth of Lon Chaney, American actor  

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

1884  Laurette Taylor, [Helen LM Cooney], US actress (Broadway) on this day in history.  

1885  Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones 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 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 April - 01 birth of thomas Simpson, composer  

1610  On April - 01 birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  

1640  On this day in history birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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 April - 01 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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