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Historical Events In April - 10

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

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  On April - 10 safety pin patented in the United States  

1849  Safety pin patented by Walter Hunt (NYC); sold rights for $100 on April - 10.  

1854  On April - 10 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history austrian Archduke Maximilian becomes emperor of Mexico  

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 April - 10.  

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 April - 10.  

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  On this day in history congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9  

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 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 April - 10.  

1875  On this day in history regina Saskatchewan the Northwest Mounted Police ordered to build a post on the site of the city of Calgary.  

1877  Federal troops withdrawn from Columbia SC on April - 10.  

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

1877  Alfred Kubin, writer on April - 10.  

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

1880  On April - 10 j Palisa discovers asteroid #216 Kleopatra  

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  Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464) was born on April - 10.  

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

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 April - 10.  

1633  On April - 10 birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

1651  Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708) was born on April - 10.  

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

0947  Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on April - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

1533  Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1545  Death of Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on April - 10.  

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

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