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Historical Events In April - 10

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

1741  Prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz on April - 10.  

1755  On April - 10 samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy  

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

1760  On April - 10 gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75  

1778  On this day in history william Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic  

1783  On April - 10 hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)  

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

1790  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 on April - 10.  

1790  US Patent system established on April - 10.  

1790  Robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth on this day in history.  

1794  On April - 10 matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan  

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  Auguste Franchomme, composer on April - 10.  

1810  On April - 10 konrad Back, composer, dies at 60  

1812  On April - 10 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 April - 10.  

1816  On this day in history 2nd Bank of US chartered  

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 this day in history.  

1823  On April - 10 thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

1825  On this day in history nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n  

1825  1st hotel in Hawaii opens on this day in history.  

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

1826  On April - 10 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 April - 10.  

1829  The birth of William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army on April - 10.  

1829  William Booth, founder (Salvation Army) on this day in history.  

1833  David McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on April - 10.  

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

1841  The New York Tribune published for the very first time on April - 10.  

1841  On April - 10 nY "Tribune" begins publishing under editor Horace Greeley  

1845  More than 1,000 buildings damaged by fire in Pittsburgh Pa on this day in history.  

1847  The birth of Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner on this day in history.  

1847  On this day in history charles Swinnerton Heap, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464) was born on April - 10.  

1512  On April - 10 birth of james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)  

1569  Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon was born on this day in history.  

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

1633  On this day in history birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

1651  On this day in history birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  On April - 10 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 this day in history.  

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  On April - 10 hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies  

0948  On this day in history death of king Hugh of Italy  

1008  On April - 10 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 this day in history death of costanzo Festa, Italian composer  

1585  Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on April - 10.  

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