Historical Events In April - 03
Sunday, 20 September 2020
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 On April - 03 robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister
1727 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver on April - 03.
1751 On April - 03 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 April - 03.
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 this day in history.
1776 Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College on April - 03.
1783 Sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce on this day in history.
1783 On this day in history the birth of Washington Irving, American author
1783 Sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce on April - 03.
1783 Washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow) on April - 03.
1790 Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created on April - 03.
1797 On April - 03 cAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system
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 Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83 on April - 03.
1812 Louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I) on April - 03.
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1838 Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82) on this day in history.
1838 Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57 on April - 03.
1842 On this day in history ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1848 On this day in history thomas Douglas becomes 1st San Francisco public teacher