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Historical Events In April - 08

Sunday, 07 March 2021

1726  On this day in history lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence)  

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  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  On April - 08 british troops chase French out of Masulipatam India  

1759  On this day in history francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

1766  On this day in history 1st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley & chain  

1767  Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders on this day in history.  

1775  Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general/Napoleon's wife Marie lover on this day in history.  

1776  On April - 08 thaddaus Weigl, composer  

1778  Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on April - 08.  

1778  On this day in history pieter Teyler van der Hulst, Dutch founder (Teyler Museum), dies at 76  

1781  Premiere of Mozart's violin sonata K379 on April - 08.  

1783  On this day in history catharina II of Russia annexes the Krim  

1783  John Claudius, London England, horticulturist on April - 08.  

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  On this day in history marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicholas-Caritat, mathematician dies  

1798  On this day in history dionysios Solomos, poet  

1801  Soldiers riot in Bucharest, kill 128 Jews on April - 08.  

1802  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1818  Christaan IX, king of Denmark (1863-1906) on April - 08.  

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 this day in history allard Pierson, Dutch theologiost/philosopher/art historian/poet  

1832  On this day in history charles Darwin begins trip through Rio de Janeiro  

1832  Alfred von Waldersee, Prussian fieldmarshal on April - 08.  

1838  Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) on April - 08.  

1843  On April - 08 asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1320  King Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367) was born on this day in history.  

1460  Ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida was born on April - 08.  

1533  On this day in history birth of claudio Merulo, organist/composer  

1541  Michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593) was born on this day in history.  

1582  On April - 08 birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  

1605  Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter was born on April - 08.  

1605  Philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65) was born on this day in history.  

1631  Cornelis de Heem, painter was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0217  On this day in history death of caracalla, [Marcus Antoniius], Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29  

0956  On April - 08 death of gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy  

1143  John II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident on April - 08.  

1364  On April - 08 jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44  

1461  Death of Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423) on this day in history.  

1492  Lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies on April - 08.  

1498  Death of Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27 on this day in history.  

1537  Willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies on April - 08.  

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