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Historical Events In April - 05

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1820  On April - 05 nadar, [Félix Tournachon], French painter/cartoonist/author/ballonist  

1820  On April - 05 henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81  

1822  On April - 05 james Nagle, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1866  

1824  On this day in history sydney Thompson Dobell, poet (Roman)  

1825  On this day in history david Rumph "Neighbor" Jones, Major General (Confederate Army)  

1827  Joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery) on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history pietro Plantania, composer  

1830  Alexander Muir, Lesmahagow Scotland, poet (Maple Leaf Forever) on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history jules-Francois Camille Ferry, French statesman  

1837  Algernon Charles Swinburne, England, poet (Atalanta in Calydon) on this day in history.  

1838  On this day in history alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist  

1839  On April - 05 robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC)  

1845  Jules M Cambon, French gov-gen of Algeria/ambassador on April - 05.  

1847  Opera "Die Fledermaus" is produced (Vienna) on this day in history.  

1853  On April - 05 a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #24 Themis  

1853  Asteroid 24, Themis discovered on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history deGasparis discovers his 7th asteroid, Themis (24)  

1853  Alfonso Randano, composer on this day in history.  

1854  On April - 05 vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer  

1856  Booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp) on this day in history.  

1857  On April - 05 alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86)  

1859  On April - 05 wilhelm Harteveld, composer  

1861  On April - 05 federals abandon Fort Quitman TX  

1861  On this day in history federals abandon Ft Quitman, Tx  

1862  On this day in history siege of Yorktown VA  

1862  Louis Ganne, composer on this day in history.  

1865  Battle at Amelia Springs/Jetersville VA (Appomattox Campaign) on April - 05.  

1868  J F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892) on April - 05.  

1869  On April - 05 albert Roussel, Tourcoing France, composer (Rapsodie Flamende)  

1871  Jeanne Bougeois, [La Mistinguette], artist (French revue) on April - 05.  

1871  On this day in history georg Andreas Henkel, composer, dies at 66  

1874  Johann Strauss Sr's opera "Die Fledermaus", premieres in Vienna on April - 05.  

1874  "Die Fledermaus" 1st performed (Vienna) on April - 05.  

1876  Viktor Patrick Vretblad, composer on April - 05.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1288  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336)  

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

1523  Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

1588  On April - 05 birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

1595  John Wilson, composer was born on April - 05.  

1598  On April - 05 birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

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

1622  On this day in history 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  Death of Eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512) on April - 05.  

0828  Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77 on April - 05.  

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

1258  On this day in history julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies  

1270  Ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies on April - 05.  

1419  On April - 05 death of vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350)  

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 this day in history.  

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