Historical Events In April - 10
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1741 On this day in history prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz
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 this day in history gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75
1778 On April - 10 william Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic
1783 On this day in history hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)
1784 Simon Fokke, book illustrator, dies at 71 on April - 10.
1790 On April - 10 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 On April - 10 uS Patent system established
1790 On this day in history robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth
1794 Matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan on April - 10.
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 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 Austria declares war on realm of Naples on this day in history.
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 April - 10.
1823 Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army) on April - 10.
1825 On April - 10 nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n
1825 On this day in history 1st hotel in Hawaii opens
1825 On this day in history paul-Louis Courier, (Mere), French writer/interpreter, dies at 53
1826 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 April - 10 david McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1835 On April - 10 charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile
1841 On this day in history the New York Tribune published for the very first time
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 The birth of Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner on April - 10.
1847 On April - 10 charles Swinnerton Heap, composer