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Historical Events In April - 10

Saturday, 18 September 2021

1848  Godert AGP baron van Capellen, gove-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 69 on April - 10.  

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

1849  Safety pin patented in the United States on April - 10.  

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

1854  Jozef M T Orelio, baritone on April - 10.  

1856  The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University on April - 10.  

1857  Henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker on April - 10.  

1858  On this day in history 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.  

1862  William Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40 on April - 10.  

1863  Rebel Gen Earl Van Dorn attacks at Franklin, Tenn on this day in history.  

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

1864  Austrian Archduke Maximilian becomes emperor of Mexico on this day in history.  

1864  Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist/composer (Golem) on April - 10.  

1865  At Appomattox, Gen Lee issues Gen Order #9, his last on April - 10.  

1866  On April - 10 american Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms  

1866  Campobello New Brunswick Irish American Fenians attack Campobello Island from Eastport, Maine; persuaded to leave by British warships, US agents on April - 10.  

1868  Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala on this day in history.  

1868  1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)  

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

1871  On this day in history william Hammond Hall's maps &surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted  

1871  William Hammond Hall's maps & surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted on this day in history.  

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

1872  Arbor day first celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to Apr 22 on this day in history.  

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

1874  On this day in history the first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska.  

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

1877  On this day in history federal troops withdrawn from Columbia SC  

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

1877  Alfred Kubin, writer on this day in history.  

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  On April - 10 matson founds his shipping company (San Francisco & Hawaii)  

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

1569  On April - 10 birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

1583  On this day in history birth of hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law  

1633  Werner Fabricius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian  

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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  Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on this day in history.  

0948  Death of King Hugh of Italy on April - 10.  

1008  On this day in history notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

1362  On April - 10 machteld, countess of Holland, dies  

1533  Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on April - 10.  

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

1585  Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on April - 10.  

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