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Historical Events In April - 03

Sunday, 09 May 2021

1848  On this day in history thomas Douglas becomes 1st SF public teacher  

1849  On April - 03 juliusz Slowacki, Pol poet (Father of the Plague-Patient), dies at 39  

1850  Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75 on April - 03.  

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

1858  On April - 03 matthew Ricketts, 1st Black man elected to Neb State Legislature  

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

1859  On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer  

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

1860  Pony Express began between St Joseph MO & Sacramento CA on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history pony Express began between St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif  

1860  Frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden) on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history james Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies  

1864  Skirmish at Okolona AR on this day in history.  

1864  Skirmish at Okolona, Arkansas on April - 03.  

1865  Battle at Namozine Church VA (Appomattox Campaign) on April - 03.  

1865  On April - 03 union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond VA & Petersburg VA  

1865  On this day in history battle at Namozine Church, Virginia (Appomattox Campaign)  

1866  On April - 03 james B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39)  

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

1868  On this day in history franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71  

1871  Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (El Florilegio) on April - 03.  

1872  J C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea on April - 03.  

1874  Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer on April - 03.  

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

1881  Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53) on this day in history.  

1882  Wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks on April - 03.  

1882  Simon Elzinga, Dutch educator on this day in history.  

1882  Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

1884  On April - 03 jackie Matthews, cricketer (Aust leg-spinner, two hat-tricks 1912)  

1884  Carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1885  On April - 03 harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer  

1886  J Palisa discovers asteroids #256 Walpurga and #274 Philagoria on this day in history.  

1888  On April - 03 neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers)  

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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  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 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 this day in history.  

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

1569  On April - 03 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 April - 03 death of christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington)  

0628  On April - 03 death of chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son  

0963  On this day in history death of william III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)  

1287  Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies on April - 03.  

1350  Death of Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295) on April - 03.  

1512  Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies on April - 03.  

1525  Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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