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Historical Events In April - 14

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1831  Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer/ambassador in Abyssinia on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history james Hewett Ledlie, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882  

1836  On this day in history congress forms Territory of Wisconsin  

1841  Edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue," published on this day in history.  

1842  Sven August Korling, composer on April - 14.  

1843  Gustave Leon Huberti, composer on this day in history.  

1843  On this day in history joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austria, composer/violist, dies at 42  

1847  Persia & Osmaanse sign 2nd Treaty of Erzurum on April - 14.  

1849  Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Louis Kossuth as its leader on April - 14.  

1852  On April - 14 henrique Oswald, composer  

1853  On April - 14 harriet Tubman began her Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape  

1857  Edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver) on April - 14.  

1860  On this day in history pony Express rider arrives in SF from St Joseph, Mo  

1860  1st Pony Express rider arrives in SF from St Joseph, Mo on April - 14.  

1861  On April - 14 formal Union surrender of Ft Sumter  

1862  Battle of Ft Pillow TN on this day in history.  

1862  Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11) on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history william Bullock patents continuous-roll printing press  

1865  On this day in history john Wiles Booth murders president Lincoln "But apart from that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?"  

1865  John Wilkes Booth shoots Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.  

1865  On April - 14 mobile, Alabama is captured  

1865  Pres Abraham Lincoln shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth on April - 14.  

1866  On April - 14 anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller  

1868  On April - 14 south Carolina voters approved constitution, 70,758 to 27,228  

1868  On this day in history sC voters approved constitution, 70,758 to 27,228  

1870  Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman in 58 Tests 1890-1912) on April - 14.  

1871  On this day in history canada sets denominations of currency as dollars, cents, & mills  

1872  On this day in history dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act  

1873  On this day in history viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer  

1874  Count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada) on this day in history.  

1874  Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch author/engineer on Curacao, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history murray Bisset, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1899 & 1910)  

1877  Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament scholar on this day in history.  

1879  James Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  Emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374) was born on April - 14.  

1572  On this day in history birth of adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632)  

1578  On this day in history birth of philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)  

1592  On April - 14 birth of abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher  

1629  Christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings) was born on April - 14.  

1668  Magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (d. 1741) was born on April - 14.  

1676  On April - 14 birth of ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer  

1710  On April - 14 birth of marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0711  Childebert III, king of French, dies at about 27 on April - 14.  

0911  On April - 14 sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies  

1099  On this day in history death of conrad, bishop of Utrecht, stabbed to death  

1132  On this day in history death of mstislav of Kiev (b. 1076)  

1240  On this day in history llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies  

1279  On this day in history death of boleslaus of Greater Poland  

1322  Death of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (b. 1275) on April - 14.  

1345  Death of Richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287) on April - 14.  

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