Historical Events In April - 03
Tuesday, 27 July 2021
1695 On April - 03 melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
1720 On this day in history elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi
1721 Robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury on April - 03.
1721 Robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister on April - 03.
1727 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver on April - 03.
1751 Jean-Baptiste Lamoyne, composer on April - 03.
1756 Marquis de Montcalm sails from France for Canada; he will die at the battle of the Plains of Abraham on this day in history.
1757 Ferenc Verseghy, composer on this day in history.
1764 On this day in history austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king
1764 John Abernethy, London, surgeon on April - 03.
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 On this day in history sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce
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 Washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow) on April - 03.
1790 On April - 03 revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created
1797 CAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system on this day in history.
1797 Nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1798 On this day in history charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877
1811 On this day in history pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83
1812 On this day in history louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)
1822 On April - 03 edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)
1822 On April - 03 friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies
1823 On this day in history 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 On this day in history reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies
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 this day in history.