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Historical Events In April - 03

Thursday, 07 July 2022

1695  Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58 on April - 03.  

1720  On April - 03 elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi  

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  Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver on this day in history.  

1751  On this day in history jean-Baptiste Lamoyne, composer  

1756  On this day in history marquis de Montcalm sails from France for Canada; he will die at the battle of the Plains of Abraham.  

1757  Ferenc Verseghy, composer on this day in history.  

1764  Austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king on April - 03.  

1764  On April - 03 john Abernethy, London, surgeon  

1769  Gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71 on April - 03.  

1776  On this day in history washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College  

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

1783  On April - 03 the birth of Washington Irving, American author  

1783  On April - 03 sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce  

1783  Washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow) on this day in history.  

1790  On April - 03 revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created  

1797  On this day in history cAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system  

1797  Nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66 on April - 03.  

1798  On this day in history charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877  

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

1812  On April - 03 louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)  

1822  Edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country) on April - 03.  

1822  On April - 03 friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies  

1823  On April - 03 william Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC)  

1825  On this day in history adolf Rzepko, composer  

1826  On this day in history financial panic hits New Brunswick as word spreads that banks in London had failed and the timber trade had collapsed; so-called Black Monday.  

1826  Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies on April - 03.  

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

1837  On this day in history john Burroughs, writer/nature enthusiast (Burroughs Medal namesake)  

1838  On April - 03 leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)  

1838  Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1842  Ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history thomas Douglas becomes 1st San Francisco public teacher  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1151  On April - 03 birth of igor Svyatoslavich, Ukrainian prince (d. 1202)  

1245  Philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85) was born on April - 03.  

1367  Henry IV, Bolingbroke Lincolnshire, King of England (1399-1413) was born on April - 03.  

1438  On April - 03 birth of john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland  

1485  On April - 03 birth of lieven van der Maude [Ammonius], South Netherland poet  

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

1569  On April - 03 birth of giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer  

1593  On this day in history birth of george Herbert, English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs)  

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  Death of William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915) on April - 03.  

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  On this day in history richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies  

1525  Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49 on April - 03.  

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

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