Historical Events In April - 10
Saturday, 08 May 2021
1741 Prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz on April - 10.
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 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 April - 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 this day in history.
1790 On this day in history uS Patent system established
1790 Robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth on this day in history.
1794 Matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan on April - 10.
1797 Claude Ambroise Seurat, Troyes France, (World's skinniest man) on this day in history.
1806 On April - 10 leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1808 Auguste Franchomme, composer on April - 10.
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 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 Nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n on this day in history.
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 April - 10.
1827 Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur) on this day in history.
1829 On April - 10 the birth of William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army
1829 William Booth, founder (Salvation Army) on this day in history.
1833 On this day in history david McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1835 Charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile on this day in history.
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 On April - 10 the birth of Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner
1847 Charles Swinnerton Heap, composer on April - 10.