Historical Events In April - 14
Friday, 03 July 2020
1676 On April - 14 ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer
1692 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies on this day in history.
1695 On this day in history 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 April - 14.
1710 On this day in history marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
1716 On this day in history arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, British admiral
1718 On this day in history emanuele Barbella, composer
1721 William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader on this day in history.
1723 On April - 14 john Wainwright, composer
1738 On April - 14 duck of Portland, (C) British PM (1783, 1807-09)
1756 On April - 14 gov Glen of SC protests against 900 Acadia indians
1759 On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74
1762 On April - 14 giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist
1764 On April - 14 peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer, dies at 84
1770 George Canning, London, British PM (1827) on April - 14.
1775 1st abolitionist society in US organizes in Phila on April - 14.
1777 NY adopts new constitution as an independent state on April - 14.
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 On this day in history napoleon called for establishing Jerusalem for Jews
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 George W Vreede, Dutch lawyer/politician on this day in history.
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 Napoleon abdicated & was banished to Elba on this day in history.
1818 US Medical Corp forms on this day in history.
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 April - 14 first edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published
1828 On this day in history first edition of the Webster dictionary is published Now what did that word mean?
1831 On this day in history soldiers marching on a bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse.