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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)  

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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 April - 14.  

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

1592  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher was born on April - 14.  

1629  Christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies on April - 14.  

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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