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Historical Events In April - 03

Thursday, 06 May 2021

1695  Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58 on this day in history.  

1720  Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on April - 03.  

1721  Robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury on this day in history.  

1721  On this day in history robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister  

1727  On this day in history philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver  

1751  Jean-Baptiste Lamoyne, composer on this day in history.  

1756  On April - 03 marquis de Montcalm sails from France for Canada; he will die at the battle of the Plains of Abraham.  

1757  Ferenc Verseghy, composer on April - 03.  

1764  Austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king on this day in history.  

1764  On this day in history john Abernethy, London, surgeon  

1769  On this day in history gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71  

1776  Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College on this day in history.  

1783  Sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce on April - 03.  

1783  The birth of Washington Irving, American author on this day in history.  

1783  On this day in history sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce  

1783  On this day in history washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)  

1790  Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created on this day in history.  

1797  On April - 03 cAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system  

1797  On April - 03 nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66  

1798  On April - 03 charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877  

1811  On April - 03 pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83  

1812  Louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I) on this day in history.  

1822  On April - 03 edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)  

1822  Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies on April - 03.  

1823  William Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC) on April - 03.  

1825  On April - 03 adolf Rzepko, composer  

1826  Financial panic hits New Brunswick as word spreads that banks in London had failed and the timber trade had collapsed; so-called Black Monday on April - 03.  

1826  Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies on this day in history.  

1834  On April - 03 the generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.  

1837  John Burroughs, writer/nature enthusiast (Burroughs Medal namesake) on April - 03.  

1838  Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82) on April - 03.  

1838  On April - 03 francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57  

1842  On April - 03 ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864  

1848  Thomas Douglas becomes 1st San Francisco public teacher on April - 03.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1151  Igor Svyatoslavich, Ukrainian prince (d. 1202) was born on this day in history.  

1245  On this day in history birth of philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85)  

1367  On this day in history birth of henry IV, Bolingbroke Lincolnshire, King of England (1399-1413)  

1438  John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland was born on this day in history.  

1485  Lieven van der Maude [Ammonius], South Netherland poet was born on this day in history.  

1529  On April - 03 birth of michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)  

1569  Giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer was born on this day in history.  

1593  George Herbert, English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0033  Death of Christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington) on April - 03.  

0628  On this day in history death of chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son  

0963  On this day in history death of william III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)  

1287  On April - 03 honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies  

1350  On April - 03 death of eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)  

1512  Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies on this day in history.  

1525  On April - 03 giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49  

1581  Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on this day in history.  

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