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.