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Historical Events In April - 03

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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 this day in history.  

1856  Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos on this day in history.  

1858  On this day in history matthew Ricketts, 1st Black man elected to Neb State Legislature  

1858  Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer, dies at 79 on April - 03.  

1859  Reginald De Koven, composer on April - 03.  

1860  On April - 03 in the United States, the Pony Express mail delivery system starts its service  

1860  Pony Express began between St Joseph MO & Sacramento CA on April - 03.  

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

1860  On April - 03 frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden)  

1862  On April - 03 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  On April - 03 battle at Namozine Church VA (Appomattox Campaign)  

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 April - 03.  

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

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

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

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

1876  On April - 03 henriette Davidis, writer, dies  

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

1882  On this day in history wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks  

1882  On this day in history simon Elzinga, Dutch educator  

1882  Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71 on April - 03.  

1883  On this day in history state Premier Thomas McIlwraith claims British New Guinea as a Queensland possession; the claim was later disallowed by Britain.  

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

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

1888  Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1151  On this day in history birth of igor Svyatoslavich, Ukrainian prince (d. 1202)  

1245  Philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85) was born on April - 03.  

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

1438  On this day in history birth of john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland  

1485  On this day in history birth of lieven van der Maude [Ammonius], South Netherland poet  

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

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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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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