Historical Events In April - 14
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
1831 On April - 14 gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer/ambassador in Abyssinia
1832 On April - 14 james Hewett Ledlie, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882
1836 On this day in history congress forms Territory of Wisconsin
1841 On this day in history 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 Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austria, composer/violist, dies at 42 on April - 14.
1847 On April - 14 persia & Osmaanse sign 2nd Treaty of Erzurum
1849 On April - 14 hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Louis Kossuth as its leader.
1852 On this day in history henrique Oswald, composer
1853 Harriet Tubman began her Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape on April - 14.
1857 On April - 14 edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver)
1860 On April - 14 pony Express rider arrives in SF from St Joseph, Mo
1860 1st Pony Express rider arrives in SF from St Joseph, Mo on this day in history.
1861 On this day in history formal Union surrender of Ft Sumter
1862 On this day in history battle of Ft Pillow TN
1862 On April - 14 pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)
1863 On this day in history william Bullock patents continuous-roll printing press
1865 John Wiles Booth murders president Lincoln "But apart from that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?" on April - 14.
1865 On April - 14 john Wilkes Booth shoots Abraham Lincoln
1865 On this day in history mobile, Alabama is captured
1865 On this day in history pres Abraham Lincoln shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth
1866 On this day in history anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller
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 this day in history.
1871 On April - 14 canada sets denominations of currency as dollars, cents, & mills
1872 On this day in history dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act
1873 Viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer on April - 14.
1874 Count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada) on this day in history.
1874 On April - 14 hermanus J Abbring, Dutch author/engineer on Curacao, dies at 86
1876 On this day in history murray Bisset, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1899 & 1910)
1877 On April - 14 daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament scholar
1879 On this day in history james Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads)