Historical Events In April - 14
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1676 Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer on April - 14.
1692 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies on April - 14.
1695 On April - 14 jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables), dies at 73
1699 Khalsa: Birth of Khalsa, the brotherhood of the Sikh religion, in Northern India in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar on this day in history.
1710 Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer on April - 14.
1716 Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, British admiral on April - 14.
1718 On this day in history emanuele Barbella, composer
1721 On April - 14 william August duke of Cumberland, English army leader
1723 John Wainwright, composer on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history duck of Portland, (C) British PM (1783, 1807-09)
1756 Gov Glen of SC protests against 900 Acadia indians on April - 14.
1759 On April - 14 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74
1762 Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist on this day in history.
1764 On April - 14 peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer, dies at 84
1770 George Canning, London, British PM (1827) on April - 14.
1775 On April - 14 1st abolitionist society in US organizes in Phila
1777 NY adopts new constitution as an independent state on this day in history.
1782 Carlo Coccia, composer on April - 14.
1792 France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars on this day in history.
1797 Adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77) on this day in history.
1799 Napoleon called for establishing Jerusalem for Jews on this day in history.
1803 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter on this day in history.
1809 On this day in history napoleon defeated Austria in the Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria
1809 On this day in history george W Vreede, Dutch lawyer/politician
1813 On April - 14 junius S Morgan, US, merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art)
1813 Joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer, dies at 34 on April - 14.
1814 On this day in history napoleon abdicated & was banished to Elba
1818 US Medical Corp forms on April - 14.
1819 Charles Halle, pianist/conductor/founder (Halle Orch) on this day in history.
1820 Harry Thompson Hays, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876 on this day in history.
1828 On this day in history 18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard
1828 On this day in history first edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published
1828 First edition of the Webster dictionary is published Now what did that word mean? on April - 14.
1831 Soldiers marching on a bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse on this day in history.