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Historical Events In April - 10

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1741  On this day in history prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz  

1755  Samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy on April - 10.  

1756  Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, dies at 94 on April - 10.  

1760  On this day in history gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75  

1778  On April - 10 william Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic  

1783  On this day in history hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)  

1784  Simon Fokke, book illustrator, dies at 71 on April - 10.  

1790  On April - 10 spanish start building forts in Nootka Sound to exploit sea otter harvest; try to head off English traders after the recent visit by Captain Cook.  

1790  On April - 10 uS Patent system established  

1790  On this day in history robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth  

1794  Matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan on April - 10.  

1797  On April - 10 claude Ambroise Seurat, Troyes France, (World's skinniest man)  

1806  Leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on April - 10.  

1808  On April - 10 auguste Franchomme, composer  

1810  Konrad Back, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history washington DC United States calls out the militia in preparation for a war against Britain that will begin June 18; attack on Upper Canada imminent.  

1815  Austria declares war on realm of Naples on this day in history.  

1816  2nd Bank of US chartered on April - 10.  

1821  Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople is hanged by the Turks from the main gate of the Patriarchate and his body is thrown into the Bosphorus on April - 10.  

1823  Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army) on April - 10.  

1825  On April - 10 nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n  

1825  On this day in history 1st hotel in Hawaii opens  

1825  On this day in history paul-Louis Courier, (Mere), French writer/interpreter, dies at 53  

1826  On this day in history the 10,500 inhabitants of the Greek town Messolonghi start leaving the town after a year's siege by Turkish forces. Very few of them survive.  

1827  Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur) on this day in history.  

1829  On this day in history the birth of William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army  

1829  On April - 10 william Booth, founder (Salvation Army)  

1833  On April - 10 david McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1835  On April - 10 charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile  

1841  On this day in history the New York Tribune published for the very first time  

1841  NY "Tribune" begins publishing under editor Horace Greeley on this day in history.  

1845  More than 1,000 buildings damaged by fire in Pittsburgh Pa on April - 10.  

1847  The birth of Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner on April - 10.  

1847  On April - 10 charles Swinnerton Heap, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  On April - 10 birth of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464)  

1512  On this day in history birth of james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)  

1569  On April - 10 birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

1583  Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law was born on this day in history.  

1633  Werner Fabricius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1651  Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708) was born on April - 10.  

1656  On this day in history birth of renĂ© Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718)  

1695  Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian was born on April - 10.  


Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on April - 10.  

0947  Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on this day in history.  

0948  On April - 10 death of king Hugh of Italy  

1008  On this day in history notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

1362  Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on April - 10.  

1533  On this day in history frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61  

1545  On April - 10 death of costanzo Festa, Italian composer  

1585  On April - 10 gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies  

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