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Historical Events In April - 20

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1769  On this day in history in Cahokia Illinois, Pontiac, Chief of the Ottawas, murdered by an Illinois Indian; six years earlier he helped lead the Ottawa, Hurons (Wyandots), Potawatomis and Ojibwas in a rising against the British garrisons on the Great Lakes.  

1769  On this day in history pontiac, indian chief to Ottawa, murdered  

1770  Capt Cook arrives in New South Wales on this day in history.  

1775  On this day in history british begin siege of Boston  

1775  British begin siege of Boston As a result, New York adopts new constitution as an independent state on this day in history.  

1777  New York adopts new constitution as an independent state on this day in history.  

1782  On this day in history netherlands recognizes US  

1786  On April - 20 john Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21  

1792  On April - 20 france declares war on Austria, Prussia & Sardinia  

1799  On this day in history friedrich von Schiller's "Wallensteins Tod," premieres in Weimar  

1808  Louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71) on April - 20.  

1809  On April - 20 napolean I defeats Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria  

1809  Napoleon I defeats Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria on April - 20.  

1809  On this day in history john Smith Preston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1881  

1810  The Governors of Caracas declares the national sovereignty from Spain on April - 20.  

1812  George Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office on this day in history.  

1820  Arthur Young, author (Annals of Agriculture), dies on April - 20.  

1821  Franz K Achard, German physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1824  On this day in history alfred Holt Colquitt, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1894  

1826  Dina M Craik, writer on this day in history.  

1827  On this day in history john Gibbon, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1896  

1828  René Caillié is first non-Muslim to enter Timbouctou on this day in history.  

1832  Hot Springs National Park, the first national park in the U.S., was established by an act of Congress on this day in history.  

1836  On this day in history territory of Wisconsin created  

1836  On April - 20 johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75  

1839  Carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914) on April - 20.  

1839  Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies on April - 20.  

1841  First detective story (Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue") published on April - 20.  

1841  On this day in history 1st detective story (Poe's "Murders in Rue Morgue") published  

1850  Daniel Chester, French/American sculptor (Minute Man) on this day in history.  

1853  On April - 20 harriet Tubman starts Underground Railroad  

1857  Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day) on April - 20.  

1858  On April - 20 auguste Chapuis, composer  

1860  Charles Gordon Curtis, US attorney/inventor (Curtis Turbine) on April - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0702  On April - 20 birth of jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765)  

1442  On this day in history birth of edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)  

1494  On April - 20 birth of john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister  

1586  On April - 20 birth of saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)  

1592  On this day in history birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author  

1594  Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer was born on April - 20.  

1633  Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654) was born on April - 20.  

1646  On this day in history birth of charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1164  Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on April - 20.  

1176  Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on April - 20.  

1314  On this day in history clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies  

1317  Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on April - 20.  

1521  On April - 20 death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  

1534  On this day in history elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies  

1558  On April - 20 death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)  

1632  On April - 20 death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake  

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