Historical Events In April - 03
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1695 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58 on April - 03.
1720 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on this day in history.
1721 Robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On April - 03 austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king
1764 John Abernethy, London, surgeon on this day in history.
1769 Gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1783 On April - 03 the birth of Washington Irving, American author
1783 On this day in history sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce
1783 Washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow) on this day in history.
1790 On this day in history revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created
1797 CAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system on April - 03.
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 Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83 on April - 03.
1812 On April - 03 louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)
1822 On this day in history edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)
1822 Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies on this day in history.
1823 On this day in history william Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC)
1825 On this day in history 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 April - 03.
1834 On this day in history 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 Ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on April - 03.
1848 Thomas Douglas becomes 1st San Francisco public teacher on April - 03.