Historical Events In April - 09
Monday, 19 April 2021
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 On this day in history first tax-supported public library (Peterborough, NH)
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 On April - 09 national Galley opens in London
1838 Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) beginning of the end of the Age of Sail on this day in history.
1838 National Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London on this day in history.
1847 Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer on April - 09.
1848 F A MacKinnon, cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon) on April - 09.
1850 On April - 09 herman Zumpe, composer
1850 William Prout, physician/chemist, dies on April - 09.
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 April - 09.
1854 On April - 09 seaborn M Denson, composer
1855 On April - 09 gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet
1861 On April - 09 asteroid 66, Maia discovered
1861 On April - 09 h P Tuttle discovers asteroid #66 Maja
1861 Second relief convoy for Fort Sumter left New York on April - 09.
1861 US mint at Dahlonega, Georgia seized by confederacy on this day in history.
1861 Charles Holroyd, painter/etcher on April - 09.
1862 On April - 09 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 On this day in history federals capture Ft Blakely, Alabama
1865 On this day in history lee's retreat cut off near Appomattox Court House
1865 Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to US Grant at Appomattox on April - 09.
1865 The American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate forces on April - 09.
1865 On April - 09 general Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant
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 April - 09.
1866 On this day in history civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto