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)