Historical Events In April - 06
Friday, 03 July 2020
1609 On this day in history henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company.
1631 On April - 06 vincenzo De Grandis, composer
1634 Heeren XIX asks "to secure Eylands Curacao" on April - 06.
1652 On April - 06 cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in S Africa, established
1660 On April - 06 johann Kuhnau, composer
1663 On this day in history king Charles II signs Carolina Charter
1664 On this day in history france & Saksen sign alliance
1667 On April - 06 an earthquake devastates Dubrovnik, then an independent city-state.
1671 On this day in history the birth of Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French philosopher
1671 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)
1672 On this day in history france declares war on Netherlands
1672 On April - 06 andre Cardinal Destouches, composer
1707 On April - 06 willem Van de Velde, the Young, Dutch seascape painter, dies a 73
1708 George Reuter, composer on April - 06.
1712 Slave revolt in New York on this day in history.
1712 On April - 06 slave revolt in NY
1722 Peter the Great ends tax on men with beards on April - 06.
1724 On this day in history duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs
1727 Denmark signs Covenant of Hannover on this day in history.
1752 Johann Friedrich Kranz, composer on this day in history.
1757 On April - 06 english king George II fires minister William Pitt Sr
1757 On April - 06 alessandro Rolla, composer
1773 James Mill, Scotland, philosopher/historian (Hist of British India) on April - 06.
1776 Sloop-of-war Ranger, frigate Queen of France and frigate Warren capture British Hibernia and 7 other vessels on this day in history.
1778 Joseph Funk, composer on April - 06.
1779 On April - 06 tommaso MFS Traetta, Italian opera composer (Farnace), dies at 52
1782 Rama I succeeds King Taksin of Siam (modern day Thailand), who is overthrown in a coup d'état on April - 06.
1782 Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer, dies at 90 on April - 06.
1789 First US Congress begins regular sessions, Federal Hall, NYC on this day in history.
1789 On April - 06 uS Congress begins regular sessions in Federal Hall, NYC Lobbyists only arrive later
1789 On this day in history 1st US Congress begins regular sessions, Federal Hall, NYC
1805 Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1808 On April - 06 john Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company.
1810 On April - 06 philip Gosse, intentor of institutional aquarium, writer (Omphalos)