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Historical Events In April - 24

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

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 April - 24.  

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

1791  On April - 24 nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)  

1792  "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1804  On this day in history thomas Oliver Selfridge, Comm (Union Navy)  

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

1814  Angela Burdett-Coutts, philanthropist extrordinaire on April - 24.  

1815  On this day in history anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers)  

1822  On this day in history erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1823  Eugene Scribes "Le Menteur Veridique," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1824  Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp forger on April - 24.  

1824  Herman Muntinghe, theologist (History of Mankind), dies at 71 on April - 24.  

1827  Pierre Joseph Candielle, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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 April - 24.  

1833  On this day in history jacob Ebert of Cadiz, OH and George Dulty of Wheeling, WV got together to patent the soda fountain.  

1833  On this day in history patent granted for first soda fountain  

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

1836  On April - 24 jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist  

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  Francois van Campenhout, Belgian composer (Brabanconne), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1849  Joseph S Gallieni, general (Battle of Marne)/milt governor (Paris) on this day in history.  

1850  Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1851  On April - 24 eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)  

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

1855  Walenty Karol Kratzer, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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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 April - 24 birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

1581  Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660) was born on April - 24.  

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

1620  John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography was born on April - 24.  

1660  On this day in history birth of cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver  

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

1706  On April - 24 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 this day in history.  

0709  Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on this day in history.  

0729  On April - 24 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  Death of Marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291) on April - 24.  

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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