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Historical Events In April - 09

Friday, 03 July 2020

1830  On this day in history eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography  

1831  Robert Jenkins loses an ear, starts war between Britain and Spain on this day in history.  

1831  Robert Jenkins loses an ear, starts war between Britain & Spain on this day in history.  

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

1838  On this day in history 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  On April - 09 francesco Paolo Tosti, composer  

1848  F A MacKinnon, cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon) on this day in history.  

1850  Herman Zumpe, composer on this day in history.  

1850  William Prout, physician/chemist, dies on this day in history.  

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

1851  Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1852  John Howard Payne, actor/playwright (Fair Warning), dies on April - 09.  

1854  Seaborn M Denson, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history second relief convoy for Fort Sumter left New York  

1861  On April - 09 uS mint at Dahlonega, Georgia seized by confederacy  

1861  On April - 09 charles Holroyd, painter/etcher  

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

1864  On this day in history battle of Mansfield, La Federals routed by Gen Richard Taylor  

1864  On April - 09 battle of Pleasant Hill LA, 2870 casualities  

1865  Federals capture Ft Blakely, Alabama on this day in history.  

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

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

1865  On this day in history charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity  

1865  Thomas Alfred Smyth, Irish/US Union general-major, dies at 32 on April - 09.  

1866  Civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1498  John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550) was born on this day in history.  

1597  John Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670) was born on this day in history.  

1611  Giacomo Maria Predieri, composer was born on this day in history.  

1627  Johann Kaspar Kerll, composer was born on this day in history.  

1634  Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau was born on this day in history.  

1648  On April - 09 birth of henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720)  

1649  James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  On this day in history death of yuan An, Minister over the Masses of the Han dynasty  

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

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

1024  Benedict VIII, [Theophylactus van Tusculum], Pope (1012-24), dies on April - 09.  

1137  Death of William X, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1099) on April - 09.  

1483  On April - 09 edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) dies at 38  

1484  On April - 09 death of edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. 1473)  

1492  Lorenzo de' Medici, Florentine statesman, dies on April - 09.  

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