Historical Events In April - 03
Thursday, 29 October 2020
1848 Thomas Douglas becomes 1st SF public teacher on this day in history.
1849 On this day in history juliusz Slowacki, Pol poet (Father of the Plague-Patient), dies at 39
1850 On April - 03 vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75
1856 On April - 03 gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos
1858 Matthew Ricketts, 1st Black man elected to Neb State Legislature on April - 03.
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 On April - 03 pony Express began between St Joseph MO & Sacramento CA
1860 On April - 03 pony Express began between St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif
1860 Frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden) on this day in history.
1862 James Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies on April - 03.
1864 On this day in history skirmish at Okolona AR
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 April - 03.
1865 Battle at Namozine Church, Virginia (Appomattox Campaign) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1874 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer on this day in history.
1876 On April - 03 henriette Davidis, writer, dies
1881 On April - 03 alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53)
1882 Wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks on April - 03.
1882 Simon Elzinga, Dutch educator on April - 03.
1882 Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71 on April - 03.
1883 On April - 03 state Premier Thomas McIlwraith claims British New Guinea as a Queensland possession; the claim was later disallowed by Britain.
1884 Jackie Matthews, cricketer (Aust leg-spinner, two hat-tricks 1912) on April - 03.
1884 On this day in history carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59
1885 On this day in history harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer
1886 On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroids #256 Walpurga and #274 Philagoria
1888 Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers) on April - 03.