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.