Historical Events In April - 04
Monday, 01 March 2021
1662 On April - 04 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 April - 04 english King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church
1687 King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church on this day in history.
1701 On this day in history joseph Haines, entertainer and author
1714 Karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies on this day in history.
1716 On April - 04 russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar
1716 John Evangelist Schreiber, composer on this day in history.
1721 On April - 04 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 this day in history.
1737 On this day in history anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor
1740 Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.
1752 On April - 04 niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, composer (Andromeda)
1755 On this day in history vincenc Masek, composer
1758 On this day in history john Hoppner, portrait painter
1762 On April - 04 stephen Storace, composer
1774 On April - 04 oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17
1776 On April - 04 continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel
1784 On this day in history mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies
1785 On April - 04 bettina Brentano, composer
1786 On this day in history john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)
1792 On this day in history thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R)
1804 On April - 04 joseph Fischhof, composer
1806 Friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1807 On April - 04 joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies
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 April - 04.
1817 John Wilson Sprague, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893 on this day in history.
1817 On April - 04 prince d'Essing, dies
1818 Congress decided US flag is 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars on April - 04.
1818 On April - 04 congress decided US flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars