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Historical Events In April - 24

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1766  On April - 24 robert Bailey Thomas, founder (Farmer's Almanac)  

1769  Arthur Wellesley, General/Duke of Wellington on April - 24.  

1773  On April - 24 harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/Dutch colonial director  

1776  On April - 24 carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

1791  Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland) on this day in history.  

1792  "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle on April - 24.  

1792  On April - 24 "La Marseillaise", which later becomes the French national anthem, composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle  

1796  K L Immermann, writer on April - 24.  

1800  Library of Congress established with $5,000 allocation on April - 24.  

1800  On April - 24 library of Congress establishes with $5,000 allocation  

1801  On April - 24 1st performance of Joseph Haydn's oratorio "Die Jahreszeiten"  

1804  Thomas Oliver Selfridge, Comm (Union Navy) on this day in history.  

1807  Charles Ferguson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 on this day in history.  

1814  Angela Burdett-Coutts, philanthropist extrordinaire on this day in history.  

1815  Anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers) on this day in history.  

1822  Erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on April - 24.  

1823  Eugene Scribes "Le Menteur Veridique," premieres in Paris on April - 24.  

1824  On this day in history fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp forger  

1824  On this day in history herman Muntinghe, theologist (History of Mankind), dies at 71  

1827  On April - 24 pierre Joseph Candielle, composer, dies at 82  

1828  Robert Brank Vance, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899 on this day in history.  

1829  On this day in history george Peabody Estey, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1881  

1833  On April - 24 jacob Ebert of Cadiz, OH and George Dulty of Wheeling, WV got together to patent the soda fountain.  

1833  Patent granted for first soda fountain on April - 24.  

1833  Jacob Evert & George Dulty patent soda fountain on this day in history.  

1836  On this day in history jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist  

1837  On this day in history friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat (die graue Eminenz)  

1845  On April - 24 carl Spitteler, Switz, poet (Prometheus & Epimetheus; Nobel 1919)  

1848  On April - 24 francois van Campenhout, Belgian composer (Brabanconne), dies at 69  

1849  On this day in history joseph S Gallieni, general (Battle of Marne)/milt governor (Paris)  

1850  Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer, dies at 70 on April - 24.  

1851  On this day in history eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)  

1854  On this day in history austria's Franz Joseph I marries Elisabeth A E "Sissi"  

1855  On April - 24 walenty Karol Kratzer, composer, dies at 75  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1533  On this day in history birth of william I of Orange (d. 1584)  

1538  On this day in history birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

1581  On April - 24 birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

1594  Benedikt Lechler, composer was born on April - 24.  

1620  John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography was born on this day in history.  

1660  Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver was born on this day in history.  

1670  On April - 24 birth of christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer  

1706  Giovanni Battista Martini, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0624  On April - 24 death of mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury  

0709  On April - 24 wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76  

0729  Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89 on this day in history.  

1077  On this day in history geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies  

1185  Death of Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on April - 24.  

1338  Death of Marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291) on April - 24.  

1530  Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies on this day in history.  

1617  Death of Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on April - 24.  

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