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Historical Events In April - 19

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1840  On April - 19 andrea Bezzola, writer  

1850  Edward John Gregory, painter/engraver on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history calif Historical Society forms  

1852  On April - 19 vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus), dies at 69  

1853  Netherlands Van Hall govt forms on this day in history.  

1855  R Luther discovers asteroid #35 Leukothea on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher  

1858  May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie) on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed  

1861  Lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War) on April - 19.  

1861  On April - 19 president Lincoln orders blockade of Southern ports from SC to Texas  

1861  On April - 19 warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer  

1862  On this day in history louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns  

1863  On April - 19 union troops/fleet occupy For Huger, Virginia  

1863  On this day in history felix Blumenfeld, composer  

1864  Naval Engagement at Cherbourg, FR: USS Kearsage vs CSS Alabama on April - 19.  

1866  On April - 19 henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell)  

1867  Robert Smirke, British architect, dies on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history max Von Schillings, German composer/conductor (Der Pfeifertag)  

1870  On April - 19 a Borrelly discovers asteroid #110 Lydia  

1870  On this day in history andreas Schelfhout, painter/etcher/lithographer, dies at 83  

1873  Sydney Barnes, cricketer (probably England's greatest bowler) on this day in history.  

1874  On April - 19 barracks on Alcatraz Island destroyed in fire  

1874  Firmin Baes, Flemish painter on April - 19.  

1874  On April - 19 owen Jones, architect, dies  

1876  J C Watson discovers asteroid #161 Athor on April - 19.  

1876  On this day in history hendrik W A E, duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin/king of Netherlands  

1876  Samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1877  On April - 19 the opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)  

1877  On this day in history opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)  

1877  Ole Evinrude, inventor (outboard marine engine) on this day in history.  

1879  J Palisa discovers asteroid #195 Eurykleia on this day in history.  

1879  Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz) on this day in history.  

1881  Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1320  Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67) was born on this day in history.  

1603  Michel le Tellier, French statesman (d. 1685) was born on April - 19.  

1605  On this day in history birth of orazio Benevoli, composer  

1658  Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1716) was born on April - 19.  

1660  Sebastian Duron, composer was born on this day in history.  

1665  On April - 19 birth of jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (d. 1721)  

1686  On April - 19 birth of vasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman (d. 1750)  

1700  On April - 19 birth of georg Abraham Schneider, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0843  Judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies on April - 19.  

1012  Death of Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 954) on April - 19.  

1044  On April - 19 gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies  

1054  Leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1390  Robert II, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.  

1529  John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1560  On this day in history philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63  

1567  Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79 on April - 19.  

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