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Historical Events In April - 02

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1862  On this day in history nicholas Murray Butler, US, Columbia U pres/pacifist (Nobel 1931)  

1863  On April - 02 bread revolt in Richmond Virginia  

1863  Henry C Van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect (Art Nouveau) on this day in history.  

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

1865  On April - 02 ambrose P Hill confederate general, dies at 39  

1865  CSA Pres Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA on April - 02.  

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

1865  On April - 02 lee's line is broken at Petersberg  

1865  Richard Cobden founder Anti-Corn-Law League, dies at 60 on April - 02.  

1865  Battle of Petersburg, VA (Ft Gregg, Sutherland's Station) on this day in history.  

1865  On April - 02 ambrose Powell Hill, Confederate general, killed in action at 39  

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

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

1868  On this day in history 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  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 on this day in history.  

1872  Samuel F B Morse developer of electric telegraph dies at 80 on April - 02.  

1872  George B Brayton patents gasoline powered engine on this day in history.  

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

1875  On April - 02 walter Chrysler, Wamego, Kansas, founder of car company Chrysler  

1876  On April - 02 philadelphia A's & Boston Red Caps play 1st NL game, in Phila  

1876  On April - 02 paul van Vlissingen, Dutch ship owner, dies at 78  

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  On this day in history 1st issue of Rotterdam's Newspaper  

1883  On this day in history battle at Bamako: French assault on Fabous arm forces attack  

1884  London prison for debtors closed on April - 02.  

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

1890  Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliographer, dies at 70 on April - 02.  

1891  On April - 02 the birth of Max Ernst, German painter  

1891  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1632  Georg Caspar Weckler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1653  On April - 02 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  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  On this day in history death of duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265)  

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

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 this day in history.  

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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