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