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Historical Events In April - 03

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

1695  On April - 03 melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58  

1720  On this day in history elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi  

1721  Robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury on April - 03.  

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 April - 03.  

1756  Marquis de Montcalm sails from France for Canada; he will die at the battle of the Plains of Abraham on this day in history.  

1757  Ferenc Verseghy, composer on this day in history.  

1764  On this day in history 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  On this day in history sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce  

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  Washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow) on April - 03.  

1790  On April - 03 revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created  

1797  CAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83  

1812  On this day in history louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)  

1822  On April - 03 edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)  

1822  On April - 03 friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies  

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

1825  On this day in history adolf Rzepko, composer  

1826  On this day in history financial panic hits New Brunswick as word spreads that banks in London had failed and the timber trade had collapsed; so-called Black Monday.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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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  On April - 03 birth of philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85)  

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 April - 03.  

1485  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer  

1593  On April - 03 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  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  On April - 03 honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies  

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

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

1525  On this day in history giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49  

1581  Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on this day in history.  

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