Historical Events In April - 03
Thursday, 06 May 2021
1695 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58 on this day in history.
1720 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on April - 03.
1721 Robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury on this day in history.
1721 On this day in history robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister
1727 On this day in history 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 Ferenc Verseghy, composer on April - 03.
1764 Austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king on this day in history.
1764 On this day in history john Abernethy, London, surgeon
1769 On this day in history gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71
1776 Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College on this day in history.
1783 Sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce on April - 03.
1783 The birth of Washington Irving, American author on this day in history.
1783 On this day in history sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce
1783 On this day in history washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
1790 Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created on this day in history.
1797 On April - 03 cAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system
1797 On April - 03 nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66
1798 On April - 03 charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877
1811 On April - 03 pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83
1812 Louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I) on this day in history.
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 April - 03.
1825 On April - 03 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 this day in history.
1834 On April - 03 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 On April - 03 ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1848 Thomas Douglas becomes 1st San Francisco public teacher on April - 03.