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Historical Events In April - 02

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

1863  Bread revolt in Richmond Virginia on April - 02.  

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

1864  Skirmish at Crump's Hill (Piney Woods), Louisiana on April - 02.  

1865  On this day in history 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 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  On this day in history battle of Petersburg, VA (Ft Gregg, Sutherland's Station)  

1865  On this day in history ambrose Powell Hill, Confederate general, killed in action at 39  

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

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

1868  Eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret) on April - 02.  

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

1870  On this day in history 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  On April - 02 samuel F B Morse developer of electric telegraph dies at 80  

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

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

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 April - 02.  

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

1877  On April - 02 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  On April - 02 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 this day in history.  

1884  London prison for debtors closed on April - 02.  

1885  On this day in history 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 April - 02.  

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

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  On April - 02 birth of andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385)  

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

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

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

1416  Ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1502  On this day in history arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies  

1507  Death of Francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416) on April - 02.  

1640  On April - 02 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

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