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Historical Events In April - 10

Friday, 30 September 2022

1741  On April - 10 prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz  

1755  On this day in history samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy  

1756  On April - 10 giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, dies at 94  

1760  On this day in history 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 this day in history hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)  

1784  On this day in history simon Fokke, book illustrator, dies at 71  

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  US Patent system established on April - 10.  

1790  On April - 10 robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth  

1794  On April - 10 matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan  

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

1806  Leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on April - 10.  

1808  On this day in history auguste Franchomme, composer  

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  On this day in history 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.  

1823  Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army) on April - 10.  

1825  On this day in history nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n  

1825  1st hotel in Hawaii opens on April - 10.  

1825  On April - 10 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  On this day in history lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur)  

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

1829  William Booth, founder (Salvation Army) on April - 10.  

1833  On April - 10 david McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1835  On April - 10 charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile  

1841  The New York Tribune published for the very first time on this day in history.  

1841  On this day in history 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  Charles Swinnerton Heap, composer on this day in history.  

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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 April - 10 birth of james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)  

1569  Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon was born on this day in history.  

1583  Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law was born on this day in history.  

1633  On April - 10 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  On April - 10 birth of balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian  

Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  On this day in history louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies  

0947  On April - 10 hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies  

0948  Death of King Hugh of Italy on this day in history.  

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

1362  Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on April - 10.  

1533  Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1545  Death of Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on this day in history.  

1585  On this day in history gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies  

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