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.