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Historical Events In April - 04

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1662  On this day in history davis Mell, composer, dies at 57  

1664  On this day in history adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies  

1686  On April - 04 english king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence  

1687  On this day in history english King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church  

1687  On April - 04 king James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church  

1701  On April - 04 joseph Haines, entertainer and author  

1714  Karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies on this day in history.  

1716  Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar on April - 04.  

1716  John Evangelist Schreiber, composer on April - 04.  

1721  On this day in history sir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I.  

1731  Francisco Morera, composer on April - 04.  

1734  Johann C van Erckel, old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79 on April - 04.  

1737  Anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor on April - 04.  

1740  On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

1752  Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, composer (Andromeda) on April - 04.  

1755  Vincenc Masek, composer on this day in history.  

1758  John Hoppner, portrait painter on April - 04.  

1762  On this day in history stephen Storace, composer  

1774  Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 on this day in history.  

1776  On April - 04 continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel  

1784  Mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies on April - 04.  

1785  Bettina Brentano, composer on this day in history.  

1786  John Franklin, British explorer (Arctic) on this day in history.  

1792  Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R) on April - 04.  

1804  Joseph Fischhof, composer on April - 04.  

1806  Friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84 on April - 04.  

1807  On this day in history joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies  

1809  On this day in history benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer  

1814  On this day in history napoleon abdicates for the first time.  

1814  John Blair Smith Todd, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872 on April - 04.  

1817  On this day in history john Wilson Sprague, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893  

1817  Prince d'Essing, dies on April - 04.  

1818  Congress decided US flag is 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars on April - 04.  

1818  Congress decided US flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars on April - 04.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  On April - 04 birth of caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)  

1492  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on April - 04.  

1527  On this day in history birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  On April - 04 birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  On April - 04 birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history birth of grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver  

1688  On this day in history birth of joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  Ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies on April - 04.  

0636  On this day in history death of saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560)  

0896  On this day in history formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

1229  Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on this day in history.  

1284  Alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1292  On this day in history nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

1305  On this day in history death of jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217)  

1393  On April - 04 floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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