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Historical Events In April - 24

Sunday, 19 September 2021

1766  Robert Bailey Thomas, founder (Farmer's Almanac) on this day in history.  

1769  On this day in history arthur Wellesley, General/Duke of Wellington  

1773  Harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/Dutch colonial director on this day in history.  

1776  Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1796  K L Immermann, writer on April - 24.  

1800  Library of Congress established with $5,000 allocation on this day in history.  

1800  On this day in history library of Congress establishes with $5,000 allocation  

1801  1st performance of Joseph Haydn's oratorio "Die Jahreszeiten" on this day in history.  

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

1807  On this day in history charles Ferguson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

1814  On April - 24 angela Burdett-Coutts, philanthropist extrordinaire  

1815  On April - 24 anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers)  

1822  Erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1823  On April - 24 eugene Scribes "Le Menteur Veridique," premieres in Paris  

1824  Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp forger on this day in history.  

1824  Herman Muntinghe, theologist (History of Mankind), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1827  On this day in history pierre Joseph Candielle, composer, dies at 82  

1828  Robert Brank Vance, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899 on April - 24.  

1829  George Peabody Estey, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1881 on this day in history.  

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

1833  Patent granted for first soda fountain on this day in history.  

1833  Jacob Evert & George Dulty patent soda fountain on April - 24.  

1836  Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist on this day in history.  

1837  Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat (die graue Eminenz) on April - 24.  

1845  Carl Spitteler, Switz, poet (Prometheus & Epimetheus; Nobel 1919) on April - 24.  

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

1849  On April - 24 joseph S Gallieni, general (Battle of Marne)/milt governor (Paris)  

1850  On this day in history louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer, dies at 70  

1851  Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria) on April - 24.  

1854  Austria's Franz Joseph I marries Elisabeth A E "Sissi" on this day in history.  

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  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer was born on this day in history.  

1581  On this day in history 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 April - 24.  

1660  Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver was born on April - 24.  

1670  Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1706  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Martini, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0624  Death of Mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury on April - 24.  

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

0729  On this day in history egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89  

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

1185  On this day in history death of antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns  

1338  On April - 24 death of marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291)  

1530  On April - 24 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies  

1617  On April - 24 death of carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered  

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