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Historical Events In April - 03

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1848  Thomas Douglas becomes 1st SF public teacher on April - 03.  

1849  Juliusz Slowacki, Pol poet (Father of the Plague-Patient), dies at 39 on April - 03.  

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 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  On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer  

1860  On this day in history 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  Frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden) on April - 03.  

1862  On April - 03 james Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies  

1864  Skirmish at Okolona AR on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history skirmish at Okolona, Arkansas  

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  On April - 03 battle at Namozine Church, Virginia (Appomattox Campaign)  

1866  On this day in history james B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39)  

1868  An Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave on this day in history.  

1868  Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71 on April - 03.  

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

1872  On April - 03 j C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea  

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

1876  On April - 03 henriette Davidis, writer, dies  

1881  On April - 03 alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53)  

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

1882  Simon Elzinga, Dutch educator on April - 03.  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  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  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 this day in history.  

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 April - 03.  

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

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  Death of Christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1287  On April - 03 honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies  

1350  Death of Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295) on this day in history.  

1512  Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies on this day in history.  

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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