Historical Events In April - 10
Friday, 18 September 2020
1741 On this day in history prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz
1755 On this day in history samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy
1756 Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, dies at 94 on April - 10.
1760 Gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1778 On April - 10 william Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic
1783 Hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10) on this day in history.
1784 On April - 10 simon Fokke, book illustrator, dies at 71
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 On this day in history uS Patent system established
1790 Robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth on April - 10.
1794 Matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan on April - 10.
1797 On April - 10 claude Ambroise Seurat, Troyes France, (World's skinniest man)
1806 On April - 10 leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1808 Auguste Franchomme, composer on April - 10.
1810 On this day in history konrad Back, composer, dies at 60
1812 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 on this day in history.
1815 On April - 10 austria declares war on realm of Naples
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 this day in history.
1823 On this day in history thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1825 Nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n on April - 10.
1825 1st hotel in Hawaii opens on this day in history.
1825 On April - 10 paul-Louis Courier, (Mere), French writer/interpreter, dies at 53
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 On this day in history lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur)
1829 On this day in history the birth of William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army
1829 On this day in history william Booth, founder (Salvation Army)
1833 David McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
1835 On this day in history charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile
1841 The New York Tribune published for the very first time on April - 10.
1841 On this day in history nY "Tribune" begins publishing under editor Horace Greeley
1845 On April - 10 more than 1,000 buildings damaged by fire in Pittsburgh Pa
1847 On April - 10 the birth of Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner
1847 Charles Swinnerton Heap, composer on April - 10.