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Historical Events In April - 02

Friday, 26 February 2021

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

1863  On this day in history bread revolt in Richmond Virginia  

1863  On April - 02 henry C Van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect (Art Nouveau)  

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

1865  Ambrose P Hill confederate general, dies at 39 on April - 02.  

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

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

1865  Lee's line is broken at Petersberg on April - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1865  Ambrose Powell Hill, Confederate general, killed in action at 39 on this day in history.  

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  R Luther discovers asteroid #108 Hecuba on April - 02.  

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

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

1872  On April - 02 george B Brayton patents gasoline powered engine  

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

1875  On this day in history walter Chrysler, Wamego, Kansas, founder of car company Chrysler  

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

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

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

1877  1st Easter egg roll held on White House lawn on April - 02.  

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

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

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

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 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 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  Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) was born on April - 02.  

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

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

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 this day in history boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies  

1272  Death of Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209) on this day in history.  

1335  Death of Duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265) on this day in history.  

1412  On this day in history death of ruy Gonz├íles de Clavijo, Spanish traveler and writer (b. ????)  

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

1502  On April - 02 arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies  

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

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

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