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Historical Events In April - 14

Friday, 20 May 2022

1831  Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer/ambassador in Abyssinia on April - 14.  

1832  On April - 14 james Hewett Ledlie, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882  

1836  Congress forms Territory of Wisconsin on this day in history.  

1841  On this day in history edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue," published  

1842  On this day in history sven August Korling, composer  

1843  Gustave Leon Huberti, composer on April - 14.  

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

1847  On April - 14 persia & Osmaanse sign 2nd Treaty of Erzurum  

1849  On this day in history hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Louis Kossuth as its leader.  

1852  Henrique Oswald, composer on this day in history.  

1853  Harriet Tubman began her Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape on this day in history.  

1857  On April - 14 edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver)  

1860  Pony Express rider arrives in SF from St Joseph, Mo on this day in history.  

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

1861  Formal Union surrender of Ft Sumter on this day in history.  

1862  Battle of Ft Pillow TN on April - 14.  

1862  On April - 14 pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)  

1863  On April - 14 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  Mobile, Alabama is captured on this day in history.  

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

1866  Anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller on April - 14.  

1868  South Carolina voters approved constitution, 70,758 to 27,228 on this day in history.  

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 April - 14 canada sets denominations of currency as dollars, cents, & mills  

1872  Dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act on this day in history.  

1873  Viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer on April - 14.  

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 April - 14.  

1876  Murray Bisset, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1899 & 1910) on April - 14.  

1877  Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament scholar on April - 14.  

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  Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632) was born on this day in history.  

1578  Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621) was born on this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history birth of abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher  

1629  On April - 14 birth of christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings)  

1668  Magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

1676  On this day in history birth of ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer  

1710  On this day in history birth of marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer  

Famous Deaths In April - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0711  Childebert III, king of French, dies at about 27 on this day in history.  

0911  On this day in history sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies  

1099  On April - 14 death of conrad, bishop of Utrecht, stabbed to death  

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

1240  On April - 14 llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies  

1279  Death of Boleslaus of Greater Poland on this day in history.  

1322  Death of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (b. 1275) on this day in history.  

1345  On April - 14 death of richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287)  

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