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Historical Events In April - 03

Saturday, 21 May 2022

1848  Thomas Douglas becomes 1st SF public teacher on this day in history.  

1849  Juliusz Slowacki, Pol poet (Father of the Plague-Patient), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1850  Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1856  Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos on April - 03.  

1858  Matthew Ricketts, 1st Black man elected to Neb State Legislature on this day in history.  

1858  Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1859  Reginald De Koven, composer on this day in history.  

1860  In the United States, the Pony Express mail delivery system starts its service on April - 03.  

1860  On this day in history pony Express began between St Joseph MO & Sacramento CA  

1860  On April - 03 pony Express began between St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif  

1860  On this day in history frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden)  

1862  James Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies on April - 03.  

1864  Skirmish at Okolona AR on this day in history.  

1864  Skirmish at Okolona, Arkansas on this day in history.  

1865  Battle at Namozine Church VA (Appomattox Campaign) on this day in history.  

1865  Union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond VA & Petersburg VA on this day in history.  

1865  Battle at Namozine Church, Virginia (Appomattox Campaign) on this day in history.  

1866  James B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39) on April - 03.  

1868  An Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave on April - 03.  

1868  On April - 03 franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71  

1871  On this day in history jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (El Florilegio)  

1872  On this day in history j C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea  

1874  On this day in history eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer  

1876  On this day in history henriette Davidis, writer, dies  

1881  Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53) on April - 03.  

1882  On April - 03 wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks  

1882  On this day in history simon Elzinga, Dutch educator  

1882  On this day in history friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71  

1883  State Premier Thomas McIlwraith claims British New Guinea as a Queensland possession; the claim was later disallowed by Britain on April - 03.  

1884  Jackie Matthews, cricketer (Aust leg-spinner, two hat-tricks 1912) on April - 03.  

1884  On April - 03 carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59  

1885  Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer on this day in history.  

1886  On April - 03 j Palisa discovers asteroids #256 Walpurga and #274 Philagoria  

1888  Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers) on April - 03.  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1438  John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland was born on April - 03.  

1485  Lieven van der Maude [Ammonius], South Netherland poet was born on April - 03.  

1529  Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581) was born on this day in history.  

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

1593  George Herbert, English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son  

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

1512  On this day in history richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies  

1525  Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49 on April - 03.  

1581  On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

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