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Historical Events In April - 05

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

1820  Nadar, [Félix Tournachon], French painter/cartoonist/author/ballonist on this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81  

1822  James Nagle, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1866 on April - 05.  

1824  On April - 05 sydney Thompson Dobell, poet (Roman)  

1825  David Rumph "Neighbor" Jones, Major General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.  

1827  Joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery) on April - 05.  

1828  On April - 05 pietro Plantania, composer  

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

1832  Jules-Francois Camille Ferry, French statesman on April - 05.  

1837  On April - 05 algernon Charles Swinburne, England, poet (Atalanta in Calydon)  

1838  Alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist on this day in history.  

1839  Robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC) on this day in history.  

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

1847  On April - 05 opera "Die Fledermaus" is produced (Vienna)  

1853  A De Gasparis discovers asteroid #24 Themis on April - 05.  

1853  On April - 05 asteroid 24, Themis discovered  

1853  DeGasparis discovers his 7th asteroid, Themis (24) on April - 05.  

1853  Alfonso Randano, composer on this day in history.  

1854  Vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer on this day in history.  

1856  On April - 05 booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp)  

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

1859  On this day in history wilhelm Harteveld, composer  

1861  Federals abandon Fort Quitman TX on April - 05.  

1861  Federals abandon Ft Quitman, Tx on April - 05.  

1862  Siege of Yorktown VA on April - 05.  

1862  On April - 05 louis Ganne, composer  

1865  On April - 05 battle at Amelia Springs/Jetersville VA (Appomattox Campaign)  

1868  On this day in history j F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892)  

1869  On this day in history albert Roussel, Tourcoing France, composer (Rapsodie Flamende)  

1871  Jeanne Bougeois, [La Mistinguette], artist (French revue) on this day in history.  

1871  Georg Andreas Henkel, composer, dies at 66 on April - 05.  

1874  On this day in history johann Strauss Sr's opera "Die Fledermaus", premieres in Vienna  

1874  On this day in history "Die Fledermaus" 1st performed (Vienna)  

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

1472  On this day in history birth of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510)  

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

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  Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675) was born on April - 05.  

1622  Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703) was born on April - 05.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1168  On this day in history death of robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104)  

1258  Julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1531  On this day in history death of richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop  

1605  On this day in history death of adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513)  

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