Historical Events In April - 08
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1726 Lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence) on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history 1st Jewish congregation in US forms synagogue, "Shearith Israel, NYC"
1731 On this day in history william Williams, US merchant (signed Decl of Independence)
1736 On April - 08 pedro Vaz Rego, composer, dies at 63
1741 On April - 08 jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (O Uraguai)
1756 Joseph Gehot, composer on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history british troops chase French out of Masulipatam India
1759 Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on April - 08.
1766 On April - 08 1st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley & chain
1767 Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders on this day in history.
1775 On this day in history adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general/Napoleon's wife Marie lover
1776 On April - 08 thaddaus Weigl, composer
1778 On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"
1778 Pieter Teyler van der Hulst, Dutch founder (Teyler Museum), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1781 On April - 08 premiere of Mozart's violin sonata K379
1783 Catharina II of Russia annexes the Krim on April - 08.
1783 John Claudius, London England, horticulturist on April - 08.
1789 On this day in history house of Reps first full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg first speaker
1789 On April - 08 uS House of Representives first meeting
1789 On April - 08 house of Representives 1st meeting
1794 On April - 08 marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicholas-Caritat, mathematician dies
1798 Dionysios Solomos, poet on April - 08.
1801 Soldiers riot in Bucharest, kill 128 Jews on this day in history.
1802 On April - 08 french Protestant church becomes state-supported & -controlled
1808 On April - 08 the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baltimore was promoted to an archdiocese, with the founding of the dioceses of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Bardstown (now Louisville) by Pope Pius VII.
1816 Frederick William Burton, painter on April - 08.
1818 On April - 08 christaan IX, king of Denmark (1863-1906)
1820 On April - 08 the Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos.
1828 On April - 08 george Baird Hodge, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1831 On this day in history allard Pierson, Dutch theologiost/philosopher/art historian/poet
1832 Charles Darwin begins trip through Rio de Janeiro on April - 08.
1832 On April - 08 alfred von Waldersee, Prussian fieldmarshal
1838 Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) on April - 08.
1843 On this day in history asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer