Historical Events In April - 05
Friday, 23 October 2020
1820 On this day in history nadar, [Félix Tournachon], French painter/cartoonist/author/ballonist
1820 Henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1822 James Nagle, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1866 on April - 05.
1824 On April - 05 sydney Thompson Dobell, poet (Roman)
1825 On this day in history david Rumph "Neighbor" Jones, Major General (Confederate Army)
1827 On this day in history joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery)
1828 Pietro Plantania, composer on April - 05.
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 On April - 05 alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist
1839 On April - 05 robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC)
1845 On April - 05 jules M Cambon, French gov-gen of Algeria/ambassador
1847 On April - 05 opera "Die Fledermaus" is produced (Vienna)
1853 On this day in history a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #24 Themis
1853 Asteroid 24, Themis discovered on this day in history.
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 Booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp) on this day in history.
1857 Alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86) on this day in history.
1859 Wilhelm Harteveld, composer on this day in history.
1861 On this day in history federals abandon Fort Quitman TX
1861 Federals abandon Ft Quitman, Tx on this day in history.
1862 On April - 05 siege of Yorktown VA
1862 Louis Ganne, composer on this day in history.
1865 On April - 05 battle at Amelia Springs/Jetersville VA (Appomattox Campaign)
1868 On April - 05 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 April - 05.
1871 On this day in history georg Andreas Henkel, composer, dies at 66
1874 On this day in history johann Strauss Sr's opera "Die Fledermaus", premieres in Vienna
1874 "Die Fledermaus" 1st performed (Vienna) on April - 05.
1876 On this day in history viktor Patrick Vretblad, composer