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Historical Events In April - 05

Saturday, 28 November 2020

1693  Anne M L of Orleans, duchess (Grande Mademoiselle), dies at 65 on April - 05.  

1695  On April - 05 george Savile, 1st marquis of Halifax, dies at 61  

1697  Charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1698  On this day in history georg Gottfried Wagner, composer  

1712  John Luyken, poet/etcher (species company), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history jacob Roggeveen discovers Easter Island  

1723  On April - 05 j Fischer von Erlach, Austrian architect (Hofburg, Vienna), dies at 66  

1725  On April - 05 giacomo Casanova, Italian writer/philanderer/adventurer (uncertain)  

1727  On this day in history pasquale Ankossi, composer  

1732  Johann Christian Schieferdecker, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1739  French emperor Karel VI sign secret treaty on April - 05.  

1751  On this day in history adolf Frederik of Holstein-Gottorp crowns himself king of Sweden  

1753  British Museum forms (opens in 1759) on this day in history.  

1762  On this day in history british take Grenada, West Indies, from French  

1765  Edward Young, English poet (Love of Fame), dies at 81 on April - 05.  

1768  On April - 05 1st US Chamber of Commerce forms (New York NY)  

1768  On this day in history 1st US Chamber of Commerce forms (NYC)  

1784  On April - 05 louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Germany, violin virtuoso/composer (Faust)  

1788  On this day in history franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund)  

1792  George Washington casts 1st presidential veto on April - 05.  

1794  Georges-Jacques Danton, French revolutionary leader, guillotined at 34 on April - 05.  

1795  Henry Havelock, British soldier (War in Afghanistan 1838-39) on April - 05.  

1799  On April - 05 vincenzo Fioravanti, composer  

1803  On April - 05 1st performance of Beethoven's 2nd Symphony in D  

1804  High Possil Meteorite: The first recorded meteorite in Scotland falls in Possil on April - 05.  

1806  Isaac Quintard patents apple cider on April - 05.  

1811  On this day in history robert Raikes, founder of Sunday Schools, dies  

1812  British storm Badajoz fortress, held by French & Spanish on April - 05.  

1812  On April - 05 brits storm Badajoz fortress, held by French and Spanish  

1812  Brits storm Badajoz fortress, held by French & Spanish on April - 05.  

1814  Netherlands Bank issues it's 1st banknotes on this day in history.  

1815  On April - 05 eruption of Tambora volcano (Sumbawa Java)  

1818  In the Battle of Maipú, Chile's independence movement on April - 05.  

1818  Lewis Baldwin Parsons, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1288  Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336) was born on April - 05.  

1472  Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510) was born on April - 05.  

1523  On April - 05 birth of blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596)  

1588  Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born on April - 05.  

1595  John Wilson, composer was born on this day in history.  

1598  Laurentius Erhard, composer was born on this day in history.  

1604  On April - 05 birth of charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675)  

1622  On April - 05 birth of vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On April - 05 death of eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512)  

0828  Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77 on this day in history.  

1168  On April - 05 death of robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104)  

1258  On April - 05 julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies  

1270  On this day in history ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies  

1419  Death of Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350) on this day in history.  

1531  On April - 05 death of richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop  

1605  Death of Adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513) on April - 05.  

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