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Historical Events In April - 07

Saturday, 26 September 2020

1826  Johann Hermann Berens, composer on this day in history.  

1827  On April - 07 matches go on sale for the first time, produced by John Walker in Stockton, England  

1827  English chemist John Walker invents wooden matches on this day in history.  

1831  On this day in history dom Pedro abdicates to son, Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil  

1833  Antoni Henryk Radziwill, Lithuanian/Polish composer, dies at 57 on April - 07.  

1841  On April - 07 alfred Cogniaux, Belgian botanicus  

1842  On April - 07 henrik A Bjerregaard, Norw writer/poet (Fjeldeventyret), dies at 50  

1847  J P Jacobsen, writer on April - 07.  

1850  On this day in history william Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87  

1851  On this day in history otto Adolf Klauwell, composer  

1858  On this day in history adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP)  

1858  On April - 07 anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer, dies at 76  

1859  On this day in history walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale)  

1860  Grand duke Frederik I liberalizes laws in Bathe on this day in history.  

1862  On April - 07 grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn  

1862  On this day in history h P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia  

1862  On April - 07 island #10 falls after long siege, Battle of Shiloh  

1862  Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62  

1863  On April - 07 battle of Charleston SC, failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter  

1864  The first camel race in America was held in Sacramento, California on this day in history.  

1865  Battle of Farmville VA on this day in history.  

1868  On April - 07 thomas D'Arcy McGee, one of the Canadian Fathers of Confederation is assassinated by the Irish, in one of the few Canadian political assassinations, and the only one of a federal politician.  

1869  On April - 07 david Grandison Fairchild, US, botanist/explorer, brought plants to US  

1870  Gustav Landauer, German socialist on April - 07.  

1871  On April - 07 alexander, grandson of English queen Victoria, dies at 1 day old  

1872  On this day in history william Monroe Trotter, famous African  

1875  On April - 07 georg Herwegh, writer, dies at 57  

1877  On this day in history errico Petrella, composer, dies at 63  

1878  On April - 07 c M M Hathorn, cricketer (South African Test centurion in 1905-06)  

1880  On April - 07 v Knorre discovers asteroid #215 Oenone  

1880  Diederich Krug, composer, dies at 58 on April - 07.  

1881  On April - 07 pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican MP, dies at 65  

1882  On April - 07 bert "Dainty" Ironmonger, cricketer (belated Australian rep 1928-33)  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  On this day in history birth of francis Xavier, saint/Jesuit missionary to India, Malaya, & Japan  

1534  Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians) was born on April - 07.  

1613  Gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School) was born on April - 07.  

1613  Gerhard Douw, Dutch painter (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1613  Gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School) (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1622  On this day in history birth of louise Hollandine, daughter of King Frederik V & Elizabeth Stuart  

1629  Juan Jose, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands was born on this day in history.  

1644  On this day in history birth of fran├žois de Neufville, duc de Villeroi, French soldier (d. 1730)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0030  Christ, crucified, according to astronomer Schaefer, dies on April - 07.  

0924  On this day in history death of berengarius I, Emperor of Italy, murdered  

1307  On April - 07 death of joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I of England (b. 1271)  

1444  John Capreolus, French theologist (Libri IV), dies at about 50 on April - 07.  

1498  Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), dies at 27 on this day in history.  

1524  Philip of Burgundy, bishop of Utrecht, dies on April - 07.  

1614  On this day in history el Greco, Spanish painter (View of Toledo), dies (birth date unknown)  

1638  Death of Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese ruler of Satsuma (b. 1576) on April - 07.  

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