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.