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)