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Historical Events In April - 02

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1862  Nicholas Murray Butler, US, Columbia U pres/pacifist (Nobel 1931) on April - 02.  

1863  On this day in history bread revolt in Richmond Virginia  

1863  On this day in history henry C Van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect (Art Nouveau)  

1864  On this day in history skirmish at Crump's Hill (Piney Woods), Louisiana  

1865  On this day in history ambrose P Hill confederate general, dies at 39  

1865  On this day in history cSA Pres Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA  

1865  On April - 02 gen A.P. Hill is killed by a Federal Picket  

1865  Lee's line is broken at Petersberg on this day in history.  

1865  On this day in history richard Cobden founder Anti-Corn-Law League, dies at 60  

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

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

1868  On April - 02 eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret)  

1869  On April - 02 r Luther discovers asteroid #108 Hecuba  

1870  Victoria Woodhull is 1st woman to be nominated for US pres on April - 02.  

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 April - 02.  

1872  George B Brayton patents gasoline powered engine on April - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history philadelphia A's & Boston Red Caps play 1st NL game, in Phila  

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

1877  On this day in history the first Easter egg roll held on White House lawn  

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

1877  Arnold Schering, German musicologist (Humor, Heldentum, Tragik) on this day in history.  

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

1883  Battle at Bamako: French assault on Fabous arm forces attack on this day in history.  

1884  On this day in history london prison for debtors closed  

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

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

1890  On this day in history marinus FAG Campbell, bibliographer, dies at 70  

1891  On this day in history the birth of Max Ernst, German painter  

1891  Max Ernst, Germany, painter/sculptor (founded surrealism) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1348  On this day in history birth of andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385)  

1565  Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599) was born on April - 02.  

1602  Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan was born on April - 02.  

1618  Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history birth of constantin Christian Dedekind, composer  

1632  On this day in history birth of georg Caspar Weckler, composer  

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)  

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 April - 02 death of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209)  

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

1412  Death of Ruy Gonz├íles de Clavijo, Spanish traveler and writer (b. ????) on April - 02.  

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  Death of Francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416) on April - 02.  

1640  Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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