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Historical Events In April - 04

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

1662  Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1664  On April - 04 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  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 April - 04.  

1716  On this day in history russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar  

1716  John Evangelist Schreiber, composer on this day in history.  

1721  Sir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I on April - 04.  

1731  Francisco Morera, composer on this day in history.  

1734  On this day in history johann C van Erckel, old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79  

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

1740  Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on April - 04.  

1752  On this day in history niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, composer (Andromeda)  

1755  On April - 04 vincenc Masek, composer  

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  Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel on April - 04.  

1784  Mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies on this day in history.  

1785  Bettina Brentano, composer on April - 04.  

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

1792  On April - 04 thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R)  

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  Benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.  

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

1814  On April - 04 john Blair Smith Todd, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872  

1817  John Wilson Sprague, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893 on this day in history.  

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

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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  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer was born on April - 04.  

1572  On this day in history birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  On this day in history birth of edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)  

1646  On April - 04 birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

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

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 this day in history.  

0636  Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on April - 04.  

0896  On April - 04 formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

1229  Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on April - 04.  

1284  On April - 04 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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