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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1151  On this day in history birth of igor Svyatoslavich, Ukrainian prince (d. 1202)  

1245  Philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history birth of michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)  

1569  Giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer was born on this day in history.  

1593  George Herbert, English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs) was born on April - 03.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0033  On this day in history death of christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington)  

0628  Death of Chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son on this day in history.  

0963  Death of William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915) on April - 03.  

1287  Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies on April - 03.  

1350  Death of Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295) on April - 03.  

1512  On April - 03 richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies  

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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