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Historical Events In April - 09

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1830  On April - 09 eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography  

1831  On April - 09 robert Jenkins loses an ear, starts war between Britain and Spain  

1831  Robert Jenkins loses an ear, starts war between Britain & Spain on April - 09.  

1833  First tax-supported public library (Peterborough, NH) on this day in history.  

1833  1st tax-supported public library (Peterborough, NH) on this day in history.  

1835  On this day in history leopold II, King of Belgians (1865-1909)  

1838  National Galley opens in London on April - 09.  

1838  On this day in history steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) beginning of the end of the Age of Sail  

1838  National Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London on April - 09.  

1847  Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer on this day in history.  

1848  On April - 09 f A MacKinnon, cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon)  

1850  On this day in history herman Zumpe, composer  

1850  On April - 09 william Prout, physician/chemist, dies  

1851  C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies) on April - 09.  

1851  Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80 on April - 09.  

1852  John Howard Payne, actor/playwright (Fair Warning), dies on this day in history.  

1854  On April - 09 seaborn M Denson, composer  

1855  On April - 09 gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet  

1861  Asteroid 66, Maia discovered on this day in history.  

1861  H P Tuttle discovers asteroid #66 Maja on April - 09.  

1861  Second relief convoy for Fort Sumter left New York on April - 09.  

1861  US mint at Dahlonega, Georgia seized by confederacy on April - 09.  

1861  On April - 09 charles Holroyd, painter/etcher  

1862  On this day in history george W Johnson, US planter/Confederate (gov-Ky), dies at about 50  

1864  Battle of Mansfield, La Federals routed by Gen Richard Taylor on April - 09.  

1864  Battle of Pleasant Hill LA, 2870 casualities on this day in history.  

1865  Federals capture Ft Blakely, Alabama on April - 09.  

1865  Lee's retreat cut off near Appomattox Court House on April - 09.  

1865  On April - 09 robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to US Grant at Appomattox  

1865  On April - 09 the American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate forces  

1865  General Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant on this day in history.  

1865  Charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity on April - 09.  

1865  Thomas Alfred Smyth, Irish/US Union general-major, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

1866  On April - 09 civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  Tamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror (d. 1405) was born on April - 09.  

1498  John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550) was born on April - 09.  

1597  On this day in history birth of john Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670)  

1611  Giacomo Maria Predieri, composer was born on April - 09.  

1627  On April - 09 birth of johann Kaspar Kerll, composer  

1634  On this day in history birth of albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau  

1648  Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720) was born on April - 09.  

1649  On this day in history birth of james Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II  

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Famous Deaths In April - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  Death of Yuan An, Minister over the Masses of the Han dynasty on April - 09.  

0491  On this day in history death of zeno, Byzantine Emperor  

0715  Constantine I, Greek/Syrian Pope (708-15), dies on April - 09.  

1024  On April - 09 benedict VIII, [Theophylactus van Tusculum], Pope (1012-24), dies  

1137  Death of William X, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1099) on this day in history.  

1483  Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) dies at 38 on April - 09.  

1484  Death of Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. 1473) on this day in history.  

1492  Lorenzo de' Medici, Florentine statesman, dies on this day in history.  

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