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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1483  On this day in history birth of raphael Sanzio, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina)  

1613  On this day in history birth of stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)  

1631  On April - 06 birth of vincenzo De Grandis, composer  

1632  Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649) was born on April - 06.  

1651  On this day in history birth of andré Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)  

1660  Johann Kuhnau, composer was born on this day in history.  

1664  On April - 06 birth of arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)  

1671  On April - 06 birth of jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0885  On this day in history methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies  

0912  Nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1147  On this day in history death of frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)  

1199  On this day in history richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41  

1252  Peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1348  Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague on this day in history.  

1362  On this day in history death of jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle  

1472  Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies on this day in history.  

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