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Historical Events In April - 02

Friday, 14 May 2021

1862  Nicholas Murray Butler, US, Columbia U pres/pacifist (Nobel 1931) on this day in history.  

1863  Bread revolt in Richmond Virginia on this day in history.  

1863  Henry C Van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect (Art Nouveau) on April - 02.  

1864  On April - 02 skirmish at Crump's Hill (Piney Woods), Louisiana  

1865  Ambrose P Hill confederate general, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1865  On April - 02 cSA Pres Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA  

1865  Gen A.P. Hill is killed by a Federal Picket on this day in history.  

1865  On this day in history lee's line is broken at Petersberg  

1865  Richard Cobden founder Anti-Corn-Law League, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1865  Battle of Petersburg, VA (Ft Gregg, Sutherland's Station) on April - 02.  

1865  Ambrose Powell Hill, Confederate general, killed in action at 39 on April - 02.  

1866  Pres Johnson ends war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn &Va on this day in history.  

1866  On April - 02 pres Johnson ends war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn & Va  

1868  On this day in history eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret)  

1869  R Luther discovers asteroid #108 Hecuba on this day in history.  

1870  On April - 02 victoria Woodhull is 1st woman to be nominated for US pres  

1871  On April - 02 dominion of Canada's first census shows a population of 3,689,257, including 2,110,000 of British origin and 1,083,000 of French origin  

1872  Samuel F B Morse developer of electric telegraph dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history george B Brayton patents gasoline powered engine  

1872  On April - 02 samuel F B Morse developer of electric telegraph, dies at 80  

1875  Walter Chrysler, Wamego, Kansas, founder of car company Chrysler on April - 02.  

1876  Philadelphia A's & Boston Red Caps play 1st NL game, in Phila on this day in history.  

1876  Paul van Vlissingen, Dutch ship owner, dies at 78 on April - 02.  

1877  The first Easter egg roll held on White House lawn on this day in history.  

1877  1st Easter egg roll held on White House lawn on this day in history.  

1877  On this day in history arnold Schering, German musicologist (Humor, Heldentum, Tragik)  

1878  1st issue of Rotterdam's Newspaper on this day in history.  

1883  Battle at Bamako: French assault on Fabous arm forces attack on April - 02.  

1884  On this day in history london prison for debtors closed  

1885  Wandering Spirit massacres 9 white settlers and Metis at Frog Lake Saskatchewan takes one man and two women prisoner with 7 other Crees on April - 02.  

1887  Juneau Alaska the US seizes Canadian sealing ships in North Pacific (boy they sure pick on us) on this day in history.  

1890  Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliographer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1891  The birth of Max Ernst, German painter on this day in history.  

1891  On April - 02 max Ernst, Germany, painter/sculptor (founded surrealism)  

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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 April - 02.  

1565  On April - 02 birth of cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599)  

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 April - 02.  

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

1653  Prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

1711  On April - 02 birth of jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1118  On April - 02 boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies  

1272  On this day in history death of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209)  

1335  Death of Duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265) on April - 02.  

1412  On April - 02 death of ruy Gonz├íles de Clavijo, Spanish traveler and writer (b. ????)  

1416  On April - 02 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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