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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  

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

1611  On this day in history birth of giacomo Maria Predieri, composer  

1627  On this day in history birth of johann Kaspar Kerll, composer  

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 April - 09 death of yuan An, Minister over the Masses of the Han dynasty  

0491  On April - 09 death of zeno, Byzantine Emperor  

0715  On this day in history constantine I, Greek/Syrian Pope (708-15), dies  

1024  On this day in history benedict VIII, [Theophylactus van Tusculum], Pope (1012-24), dies  

1137  On this day in history death of william X, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1099)  

1483  On this day in history edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) dies at 38  

1484  Death of Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. 1473) on April - 09.  

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

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