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Historical Events In April - 14

Sunday, 16 May 2021

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

1832  James Hewett Ledlie, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882 on this day in history.  

1836  On April - 14 congress forms Territory of Wisconsin  

1841  On April - 14 edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue," published  

1842  On April - 14 sven August Korling, composer  

1843  On April - 14 gustave Leon Huberti, composer  

1843  On April - 14 joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austria, composer/violist, dies at 42  

1847  On this day in history 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  On this day in history harriet Tubman began her Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape  

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

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

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

1861  On this day in history formal Union surrender of Ft Sumter  

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

1862  On this day in history pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)  

1863  William Bullock patents continuous-roll printing press on April - 14.  

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  On April - 14 pres Abraham Lincoln shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth  

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

1868  South Carolina voters approved constitution, 70,758 to 27,228 on April - 14.  

1868  SC voters approved constitution, 70,758 to 27,228 on April - 14.  

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  On April - 14 viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer  

1874  On April - 14 count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada)  

1874  On April - 14 hermanus J Abbring, Dutch author/engineer on Curacao, dies at 86  

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

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

1879  On this day in history james Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads)  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374)  

1572  Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632) was born on April - 14.  

1578  On April - 14 birth of philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)  

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

1629  On this day in history birth of christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings)  

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

1676  Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer was born on April - 14.  

1710  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

0911  Sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies on this day in history.  

1099  Death of Conrad, bishop of Utrecht, stabbed to death on this day in history.  

1132  On April - 14 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  On April - 14 death of bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (b. 1275)  

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

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