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Historical Events In April - 10

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1848  On this day in history godert AGP baron van Capellen, gove-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 69  

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

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 this day in history jozef M T Orelio, baritone  

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 April - 10 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  On this day in history william Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40  

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

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

1869  Congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9 on this day in history.  

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 April - 10 a Borrelly discovers asteroid #120 Lachesis  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1877  On April - 10 federal troops withdrawn from Columbia SC  

1877  1st human cannonball act performed in London on April - 10.  

1877  On April - 10 alfred Kubin, writer  

1878  On April - 10 calif St Cable Car RR Co starts service  

1880  J Palisa discovers asteroid #216 Kleopatra on this day in history.  

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

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

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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  James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) was born on April - 10.  

1569  Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon was born on April - 10.  

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

1633  On this day in history birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

1651  On this day in history birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  On this day in history birth of renĂ© Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718)  

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

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

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

1008  On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

1362  On this day in history machteld, countess of Holland, dies  

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

1545  On this day in history death of costanzo Festa, Italian composer  

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

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