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Historical Events In April - 09

Sunday, 17 October 2021

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1835  On April - 09 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  On April - 09 national Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London  

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  On this day in history herman Zumpe, composer  

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

1851  On this day in history c E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)  

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

1852  On this day in history john Howard Payne, actor/playwright (Fair Warning), dies  

1854  On April - 09 seaborn M Denson, composer  

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

1861  On this day in history asteroid 66, Maia discovered  

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 April - 09.  

1864  Battle of Mansfield, La Federals routed by Gen Richard Taylor on this day in history.  

1864  Battle of Pleasant Hill LA, 2870 casualities on this day in history.  

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  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  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  On April - 09 birth of tamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror (d. 1405)  

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 April - 09.  

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  On this day in history birth of albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau  

1648  Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720) was born on April - 09.  

1649  James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II was born on April - 09.  

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

1024  Benedict VIII, [Theophylactus van Tusculum], Pope (1012-24), dies on this day in history.  

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

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