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Historical Events In April - 07

Saturday, 27 February 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 April - 07 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  Antoni Henryk Radziwill, Lithuanian/Polish composer, dies at 57 on April - 07.  

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

1842  On this day in history henrik A Bjerregaard, Norw writer/poet (Fjeldeventyret), dies at 50  

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

1850  On April - 07 william Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87  

1851  Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer on April - 07.  

1858  On April - 07 adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP)  

1858  Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

1862  On this day in history 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 April - 07.  

1864  On this day in history the first camel race in America was held in Sacramento, California.  

1865  Battle of Farmville VA on April - 07.  

1868  On this day in history 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  David Grandison Fairchild, US, botanist/explorer, brought plants to US on April - 07.  

1870  Gustav Landauer, German socialist on this day in history.  

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

1872  On April - 07 william Monroe Trotter, famous African  

1875  Georg Herwegh, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

1878  C M M Hathorn, cricketer (South African Test centurion in 1905-06) on April - 07.  

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

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

1881  Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican MP, dies at 65 on April - 07.  

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  Francis Xavier, saint/Jesuit missionary to India, Malaya, & Japan was born on this day in history.  

1534  On April - 07 birth of jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians)  

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

1613  Gerhard Douw, Dutch painter (d. 1675) was born on April - 07.  

1613  On this day in history birth of gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School) (d. 1675)  

1622  Louise Hollandine, daughter of King Frederik V & Elizabeth Stuart was born on April - 07.  

1629  On this day in history birth of juan Jose, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands  

1644  Fran├žois de Neufville, duc de Villeroi, French soldier (d. 1730) was born on April - 07.  

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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 this day in history.  

0924  Death of Berengarius I, Emperor of Italy, murdered on April - 07.  

1307  On this day in history 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  El Greco, Spanish painter (View of Toledo), dies (birth date unknown) on April - 07.  

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

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