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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.  

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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 April - 03.  

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 April - 03 birth of john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland  

1485  Lieven van der Maude [Ammonius], South Netherland poet was born on this day in history.  

1529  On this day in history birth of michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)  

1569  Giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer was born on April - 03.  

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  Death of Chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son on this day in history.  

0963  On this day in history death of william III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)  

1287  On this day in history 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  On April - 03 giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49  

1581  On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

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