Historical Events In April - 08
Monday, 14 June 2021
1726 On April - 08 lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence)
1730 On April - 08 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 Pedro Vaz Rego, composer, dies at 63 on April - 08.
1741 Jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (O Uraguai) on this day in history.
1756 On this day in history joseph Gehot, composer
1759 British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India on April - 08.
1759 On April - 08 francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76
1766 1st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley & chain on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Premiere of Mozart's violin sonata K379 on this day in history.
1783 Catharina II of Russia annexes the Krim on April - 08.
1783 John Claudius, London England, horticulturist on this day in history.
1789 On April - 08 house of Reps first full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg first speaker
1789 On April - 08 uS House of Representives first meeting
1789 On this day in history house of Representives 1st meeting
1794 Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicholas-Caritat, mathematician dies on this day in history.
1798 Dionysios Solomos, poet on April - 08.
1801 On April - 08 soldiers riot in Bucharest, kill 128 Jews
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 Christaan IX, king of Denmark (1863-1906) on this day in history.
1820 On this day in history the Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos.
1828 On this day in history george Baird Hodge, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1831 On April - 08 allard Pierson, Dutch theologiost/philosopher/art historian/poet
1832 On April - 08 charles Darwin begins trip through Rio de Janeiro
1832 On April - 08 alfred von Waldersee, Prussian fieldmarshal
1838 On April - 08 steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC)
1843 Asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer on this day in history.