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Historical Events In April - 09

Monday, 17 January 2022

1830  Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography on April - 09.  

1831  Robert Jenkins loses an ear, starts war between Britain and Spain on April - 09.  

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

1833  First tax-supported public library (Peterborough, NH) on April - 09.  

1833  On April - 09 1st tax-supported public library (Peterborough, NH)  

1835  On this day in history 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 April - 09.  

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  On April - 09 f A MacKinnon, cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon)  

1850  On April - 09 herman Zumpe, composer  

1850  On this day in history william Prout, physician/chemist, dies  

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

1851  On this day in history antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80  

1852  On April - 09 john Howard Payne, actor/playwright (Fair Warning), dies  

1854  On this day in history seaborn M Denson, composer  

1855  On April - 09 gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet  

1861  Asteroid 66, Maia discovered on April - 09.  

1861  H P Tuttle discovers asteroid #66 Maja on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history second relief convoy for Fort Sumter left New York  

1861  US mint at Dahlonega, Georgia seized by confederacy on this day in history.  

1861  Charles Holroyd, painter/etcher on April - 09.  

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

1864  On April - 09 battle of Mansfield, La Federals routed by Gen Richard Taylor  

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

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 this day in history.  

1865  On April - 09 the American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate forces  

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  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 this day in history.  

1866  On April - 09 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  On this day in history birth of tamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror (d. 1405)  

1498  On this day in history birth of john, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550)  

1597  On this day in history birth of john Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670)  

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

1627  Johann Kaspar Kerll, composer was born on April - 09.  

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

1648  On this day in history 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.  

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 April - 09 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 April - 09 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  On this day in history lorenzo de' Medici, Florentine statesman, dies  

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