Historical Events In April - 08
Thursday, 02 July 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 William Williams, US merchant (signed Decl of Independence) on April - 08.
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 Joseph Gehot, composer on April - 08.
1759 British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India on this day in history.
1759 Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on April - 08.
1766 1st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley & chain on April - 08.
1767 On this day in history ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders.
1775 Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general/Napoleon's wife Marie lover on April - 08.
1776 Thaddaus Weigl, composer on this day in history.
1778 On April - 08 oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"
1778 On April - 08 pieter Teyler van der Hulst, Dutch founder (Teyler Museum), dies at 76
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 On this day in history john Claudius, London England, horticulturist
1789 House of Reps first full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg first speaker on this day in history.
1789 On April - 08 uS House of Representives first meeting
1789 House of Representives 1st meeting on April - 08.
1794 On this day in history 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 French Protestant church becomes state-supported & -controlled on April - 08.
1808 On this day in history 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 On April - 08 frederick William Burton, painter
1818 On April - 08 christaan IX, king of Denmark (1863-1906)
1820 On this day in history the Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos.
1828 On April - 08 george Baird Hodge, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1831 Allard Pierson, Dutch theologiost/philosopher/art historian/poet on this day in history.
1832 On April - 08 charles Darwin begins trip through Rio de Janeiro
1832 On this day in history alfred von Waldersee, Prussian fieldmarshal
1838 On April - 08 steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC)
1843 On April - 08 asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer