Historical Events In April - 09
Monday, 03 October 2022
1830 Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography on this day in history.
1831 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 1st tax-supported public library (Peterborough, NH)
1835 On April - 09 leopold II, King of Belgians (1865-1909)
1838 National Galley opens in London on April - 09.
1838 On April - 09 steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) beginning of the end of the Age of Sail
1838 On this day in history national Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London
1847 On April - 09 francesco Paolo Tosti, composer
1848 F A MacKinnon, cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon) on this day in history.
1850 On April - 09 herman Zumpe, composer
1850 William Prout, physician/chemist, dies on April - 09.
1851 On April - 09 c E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)
1851 On April - 09 antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80
1852 On April - 09 john Howard Payne, actor/playwright (Fair Warning), dies
1854 On April - 09 seaborn M Denson, composer
1855 On this day in history gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet
1861 On this day in history asteroid 66, Maia discovered
1861 H P Tuttle discovers asteroid #66 Maja on April - 09.
1861 On April - 09 second relief convoy for Fort Sumter left New York
1861 US mint at Dahlonega, Georgia seized by confederacy on this day in history.
1861 On April - 09 charles Holroyd, painter/etcher
1862 George W Johnson, US planter/Confederate (gov-Ky), dies at about 50 on April - 09.
1864 Battle of Mansfield, La Federals routed by Gen Richard Taylor on April - 09.
1864 Battle of Pleasant Hill LA, 2870 casualities on April - 09.
1865 On April - 09 federals capture Ft Blakely, Alabama
1865 Lee's retreat cut off near Appomattox Court House on April - 09.
1865 Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to US Grant at Appomattox on this day in history.
1865 The American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate forces on April - 09.
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 this day in history.
1865 Thomas Alfred Smyth, Irish/US Union general-major, dies at 32 on this day in history.
1866 On this day in history civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto