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Historical Events In April - 04

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1662  On April - 04 davis Mell, composer, dies at 57  

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

1686  English king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence on April - 04.  

1687  English King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church on April - 04.  

1687  King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church on April - 04.  

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  On this day in history russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar  

1716  On this day in history john Evangelist Schreiber, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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

1737  On this day in history anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor  

1740  On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

1752  Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, composer (Andromeda) on this day in history.  

1755  Vincenc Masek, composer on April - 04.  

1758  On this day in history john Hoppner, portrait painter  

1762  On this day in history stephen Storace, composer  

1774  Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 on April - 04.  

1776  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1785  On this day in history bettina Brentano, composer  

1786  John Franklin, British explorer (Arctic) on April - 04.  

1792  Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R) on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history joseph Fischhof, composer  

1806  On this day in history friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84  

1807  Joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies on April - 04.  

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

1814  On April - 04 napoleon abdicates for the first time.  

1814  John Blair Smith Todd, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872 on this day in history.  

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

1817  Prince d'Essing, dies on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history congress decided US flag is 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars  

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  On April - 04 birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

1527  On April - 04 birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621) was born on April - 04.  

1593  Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on April - 04.  

1648  Grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver was born on April - 04.  

1688  Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768) was born on April - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

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

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.  

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

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

1292  On April - 04 nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

1305  Death of Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217) on this day in history.  

1393  On this day in history floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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