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.