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Historical Events In April - 03

Tuesday, 02 March 2021

1695  On this day in history melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58  

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  Robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister on this day in history.  

1727  On April - 03 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  On this day in history ferenc Verseghy, composer  

1764  On April - 03 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  Sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce on April - 03.  

1783  On this day in history the birth of Washington Irving, American author  

1783  Sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1811  Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history 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  Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history william Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC)  

1825  Adolf Rzepko, composer on April - 03.  

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  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  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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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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  Death of Chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son on April - 03.  

0963  On April - 03 death of william III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)  

1287  Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies on this day in history.  

1350  On this day in history death of eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)  

1512  Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies on April - 03.  

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

1581  On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

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