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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  On this day in history birth of caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)  

1492  On this day in history birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

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

1572  William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  On April - 04 ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies  

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

1292  On April - 04 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 this day in history floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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