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Historical Events In April - 07

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1826  On this day in history johann Hermann Berens, composer  

1827  Matches go on sale for the first time, produced by John Walker in Stockton, England on this day in history.  

1827  On this day in history english chemist John Walker invents wooden matches  

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

1833  On April - 07 antoni Henryk Radziwill, Lithuanian/Polish composer, dies at 57  

1841  Alfred Cogniaux, Belgian botanicus on this day in history.  

1842  Henrik A Bjerregaard, Norw writer/poet (Fjeldeventyret), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1847  J P Jacobsen, writer on this day in history.  

1850  William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1851  Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer on this day in history.  

1858  Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP) on April - 07.  

1858  Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer, dies at 76 on April - 07.  

1859  On April - 07 walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale)  

1860  On this day in history grand duke Frederik I liberalizes laws in Bathe  

1862  On this day in history grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn  

1862  H P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia on April - 07.  

1862  Island #10 falls after long siege, Battle of Shiloh on this day in history.  

1862  On April - 07 grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls  

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

1863  Battle of Charleston SC, failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter on this day in history.  

1864  On April - 07 the first camel race in America was held in Sacramento, California.  

1865  Battle of Farmville VA on this day in history.  

1868  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 on April - 07.  

1869  On this day in history david Grandison Fairchild, US, botanist/explorer, brought plants to US  

1870  Gustav Landauer, German socialist on April - 07.  

1871  Alexander, grandson of English queen Victoria, dies at 1 day old on this day in history.  

1872  William Monroe Trotter, famous African on April - 07.  

1875  On this day in history georg Herwegh, writer, dies at 57  

1877  Errico Petrella, composer, dies at 63 on April - 07.  

1878  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1881  Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican MP, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1882  Bert "Dainty" Ironmonger, cricketer (belated Australian rep 1928-33) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  On April - 07 birth of francis Xavier, saint/Jesuit missionary to India, Malaya, & Japan  

1534  Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians) was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School)  

1613  On this day in history birth of gerhard Douw, Dutch painter (d. 1675)  

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

1622  On April - 07 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 April - 07 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  On April - 07 christ, crucified, according to astronomer Schaefer, dies  

0924  On April - 07 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  On April - 07 john Capreolus, French theologist (Libri IV), dies at about 50  

1498  Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), dies at 27 on April - 07.  

1524  On April - 07 philip of Burgundy, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

1614  On April - 07 el Greco, Spanish painter (View of Toledo), dies (birth date unknown)  

1638  Death of Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese ruler of Satsuma (b. 1576) on this day in history.  

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