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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1151  Igor Svyatoslavich, Ukrainian prince (d. 1202) was born on April - 03.  

1245  On this day in history birth of philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85)  

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

1438  On April - 03 birth of john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland  

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

1593  On this day in history 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 April - 03.  

0963  On April - 03 death of william III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)  

1287  Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies on this day in history.  

1350  On April - 03 death of eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)  

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

1525  On April - 03 giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49  

1581  Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on April - 03.  

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