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Historical Events In April - 02

Friday, 05 March 2021

1762  In Burma a very destructive and violent earthquake felt all over Bengal, Arakan, etc., chiefly and most severely in the north part of the east coast of the Bay of Bengal on this day in history.  

1763  Giacomo Gotifredo Ferrari, composer on April - 02.  

1781  Frigate Alliance captures 2 British privateers, Mars and Minerva on this day in history.  

1784  Pierre Leclair, composer, dies at 74 on April - 02.  

1792  Congress establishes Philadelphia mint on this day in history.  

1792  Congress establishes the US mint to coin American money on this day in history.  

1792  On April - 02 uS authorizes $10 Eagle, $5 half-Eagle &2.50 quarter-Eagle gold coins &silver dollar, « dollar, quarter, dime &half-dime  

1798  On this day in history h v Fallersleben, writer  

1800  On April - 02 1st performance of Ludwig von Beethoven's 1st Symphony in C  

1801  During the naval battle of Copenhagen, Nelson ignores a signal to withdraw by putting the telescope to his blind eye on this day in history.  

1801  On this day in history napoleonic Wars: Battle of Copenhagen  

1803  Franz Paul Lachner, composer on April - 02.  

1803  On this day in history hieronymus van Alphen, Dutch attorney/poet (church hymns), dies at 56  

1804  On this day in history forty merchantmen are wrecked when a convoy led by HMS Apollo runs aground off Portugal.  

1805  The birth of Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author of fairy tales on April - 02.  

1805  Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark, author of 150 fairy tales on April - 02.  

1806  Giacomo Antonelli, Italian cardinal/asst sec of state for Pius IX on April - 02.  

1814  Henry Lewis "Old Rock" Benning, Brig General (Confederate Army on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history teodulo Mabellini, composer  

1819  The first successful agricultural journal ("The American Farmer") begins on this day in history.  

1819  1st successful agricultural journal ("American Farmer") begins on this day in history.  

1826  On this day in history philip Dale Roddey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897  

1827  On April - 02 first Naval Hospital construction begun at Portsmouth, VA  

1827  On this day in history joseph Dixon begins manufacturing lead pencils  

1827  William Holdman Hunt, English painter (Light of the World) on April - 02.  

1831  Charles Felix, blind King of Sardina (1821-31), dies at 74 on April - 02.  

1833  On April - 02 thomas Howard Ruger, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1840  On April - 02 the birth of Emile Zola, French author  

1845  On April - 02 h.L. Fizeau &J Leon Foucault take first photo of Sun  

1845  On this day in history h L Fizeau & J Leon Foucault take 1st photo of Sun  

1852  A gang of robbers steal 8,000 ounces of gold from the vessel Nelson, anchored off Williamstown, Victoria on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history theodor Althaus, writer, dies  

1860  On April - 02 first Italian Parliament met at Turin  

1860  1st Italian Parliament met at Turin on April - 02.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1348  Andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385) was born on this day in history.  

1565  Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599) was born on this day in history.  

1602  On this day in history birth of maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan  

1618  On this day in history birth of francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)  

1628  Constantin Christian Dedekind, composer was born on this day in history.  

1632  Georg Caspar Weckler, composer was born on April - 02.  

1653  On this day in history birth of prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708)  

1711  Jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool) was born on April - 02.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1118  Boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies on April - 02.  

1272  Death of Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209) on April - 02.  

1335  On April - 02 death of duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265)  

1412  Death of Ruy Gonzáles de Clavijo, Spanish traveler and writer (b. ????) on this day in history.  

1416  On this day in history ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52  

1502  Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies on April - 02.  

1507  On April - 02 death of francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416)  

1640  On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

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