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Historical Events In April - 10

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1741  On April - 10 prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz  

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

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

1790  On this day in history 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  US Patent system established on April - 10.  

1790  Robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth on April - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On April - 10 austria declares war on realm of Naples  

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 April - 10.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1827  Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur) on April - 10.  

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

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

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

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

1695  On this day in history birth of balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian  

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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  On this day in history hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies  

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

1008  Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on April - 10.  

1362  On April - 10 machteld, countess of Holland, dies  

1533  Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on April - 10.  

1545  Death of Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on April - 10.  

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

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