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Historical Events In April - 04

Thursday, 13 May 2021

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

1664  Adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies on April - 04.  

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 this day in history joseph Haines, entertainer and author  

1714  On this day in history karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies  

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

1716  On April - 04 john Evangelist Schreiber, composer  

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

1731  Francisco Morera, composer on this day in history.  

1734  Johann C van Erckel, old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79 on this day in history.  

1737  Anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor on this day in history.  

1740  Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.  

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

1755  Vincenc Masek, composer on April - 04.  

1758  John Hoppner, portrait painter on this day in history.  

1762  On this day in history stephen Storace, composer  

1774  On April - 04 oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17  

1776  On this day in history 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  Bettina Brentano, composer on April - 04.  

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

1792  On this day in history thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R)  

1804  Joseph Fischhof, composer on this day in history.  

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

1807  Joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies on this day in history.  

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 April - 04.  

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

1818  On April - 04 congress decided US flag is 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars  

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  Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217) was born on April - 04.  

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

1527  Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1646  On this day in history birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

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

1688  On April - 04 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 April - 04 death of saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560)  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on this day in history.  

1229  On this day in history hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies  

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

1292  Nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies on April - 04.  

1305  Death of Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217) on April - 04.  

1393  Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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