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Historical Events In April - 10

Saturday, 08 May 2021

1741  Prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz on April - 10.  

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 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  Hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10) on April - 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 this day in history.  

1790  On this day in history uS Patent system established  

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

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

1797  Claude Ambroise Seurat, Troyes France, (World's skinniest man) on this day in history.  

1806  On April - 10 leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1808  Auguste Franchomme, composer on April - 10.  

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

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  On this day in history austria declares war on realm of Naples  

1816  On April - 10 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 April - 10.  

1823  Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.  

1825  Nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n on this day in history.  

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

1825  Paul-Louis Courier, (Mere), French writer/interpreter, dies at 53 on April - 10.  

1826  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 on April - 10.  

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

1829  On April - 10 the birth of William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army  

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

1833  On this day in history david McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1835  Charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile on this day in history.  

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  On April - 10 the birth of Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner  

1847  Charles Swinnerton Heap, composer on April - 10.  

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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 this day in history.  

1512  James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) was born on this day in history.  

1569  Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon was born on April - 10.  

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 April - 10 birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  RenĂ© Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718) was born on April - 10.  

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  On April - 10 louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies  

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 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  Death of Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on April - 10.  

1585  Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.  

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