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Historical Events In April - 10

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1848  Godert AGP baron van Capellen, gove-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1849  On this day in history safety pin patented by Walter Hunt (NYC) sold rights for $100  

1849  On this day in history safety pin patented in the United States  

1849  Safety pin patented by Walter Hunt (NYC); sold rights for $100 on this day in history.  

1854  On April - 10 jozef M T Orelio, baritone  

1856  The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker  

1858  The original Big Ben, a 14.5 tonne bell for the Tower of London is cast in Stockton-on-Tees by Warner's of Cripplegate. This however cracked during testing and was recasted into the 13.76 tonne bell by Whitechapel Bell Foundry and is still in use to date on April - 10.  

1862  On April - 10 william Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40  

1863  Rebel Gen Earl Van Dorn attacks at Franklin, Tenn on April - 10.  

1863  Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist, dies at 77 on April - 10.  

1864  Austrian Archduke Maximilian becomes emperor of Mexico on April - 10.  

1864  On this day in history eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist/composer (Golem)  

1865  On this day in history at Appomattox, Gen Lee issues Gen Order #9, his last  

1866  American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms on this day in history.  

1866  On this day in history campobello New Brunswick Irish American Fenians attack Campobello Island from Eastport, Maine; persuaded to leave by British warships, US agents.  

1868  Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala on April - 10.  

1868  1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" on April - 10.  

1868  George Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess) on April - 10.  

1869  Congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9 on April - 10.  

1871  William Hammond Hall's maps &surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted on April - 10.  

1871  William Hammond Hall's maps & surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted on April - 10.  

1872  On this day in history a Borrelly discovers asteroid #120 Lachesis  

1872  On April - 10 arbor day first celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to Apr 22  

1872  1st National black convention meets in New Orleans on this day in history.  

1874  The first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska on this day in history.  

1875  Regina Saskatchewan the Northwest Mounted Police ordered to build a post on the site of the city of Calgary on April - 10.  

1877  Federal troops withdrawn from Columbia SC on April - 10.  

1877  1st human cannonball act performed in London on this day in history.  

1877  On this day in history alfred Kubin, writer  

1878  On this day in history calif St Cable Car RR Co starts service  

1880  J Palisa discovers asteroid #216 Kleopatra on April - 10.  

1882  Matson founds his shipping company (San Francisco &Hawaii) on this day in history.  

1882  Matson founds his shipping company (San Francisco & Hawaii) on April - 10.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  On April - 10 birth of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464)  

1512  On this day in history birth of james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)  

1569  On this day in history birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

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

1633  Werner Fabricius, composer was born on April - 10.  

1651  Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

1656  RenĂ© Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718) was born on April - 10.  

1695  Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on this day in history.  

0947  On this day in history hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies  

0948  On April - 10 death of king Hugh of Italy  

1008  Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on this day in history.  

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

1533  On April - 10 frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61  

1545  On April - 10 death of costanzo Festa, Italian composer  

1585  On April - 10 gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies  

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