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