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Historical Events In April - 05

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

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

1820  Henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81 on April - 05.  

1822  James Nagle, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1866 on this day in history.  

1824  Sydney Thompson Dobell, poet (Roman) on April - 05.  

1825  David Rumph "Neighbor" Jones, Major General (Confederate Army) on April - 05.  

1827  On this day in history joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery)  

1828  Pietro Plantania, composer on this day in history.  

1830  Alexander Muir, Lesmahagow Scotland, poet (Maple Leaf Forever) on April - 05.  

1832  On April - 05 jules-Francois Camille Ferry, French statesman  

1837  Algernon Charles Swinburne, England, poet (Atalanta in Calydon) on April - 05.  

1838  On April - 05 alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist  

1839  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On April - 05 deGasparis discovers his 7th asteroid, Themis (24)  

1853  On this day in history alfonso Randano, composer  

1854  On April - 05 vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer  

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

1857  Alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86) on this day in history.  

1859  On April - 05 wilhelm Harteveld, composer  

1861  Federals abandon Fort Quitman TX on April - 05.  

1861  Federals abandon Ft Quitman, Tx on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1869  Albert Roussel, Tourcoing France, composer (Rapsodie Flamende) on this day in history.  

1871  On April - 05 jeanne Bougeois, [La Mistinguette], artist (French revue)  

1871  On April - 05 georg Andreas Henkel, composer, dies at 66  

1874  On April - 05 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  On April - 05 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 April - 05.  

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

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

1598  Laurentius Erhard, composer was born on April - 05.  

1604  Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675) was born on April - 05.  

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 this day in history.  

1168  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350)  

1531  Death of Richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop on this day in history.  

1605  On April - 05 death of adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513)  

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