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Historical Events In April - 24

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1766  Robert Bailey Thomas, founder (Farmer's Almanac) on April - 24.  

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

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

1776  On this day in history carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

1791  Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland) on April - 24.  

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

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

1796  On this day in history k L Immermann, writer  

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

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

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

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

1815  On April - 24 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 April - 24.  

1824  On April - 24 fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp forger  

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

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

1828  On this day in history robert Brank Vance, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899  

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  On April - 24 jacob Evert & George Dulty patent soda fountain  

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 April - 24.  

1849  Joseph S Gallieni, general (Battle of Marne)/milt governor (Paris) on April - 24.  

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

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 April - 24.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1077  Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on this day in history.  

1185  On April - 24 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  Death of Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on this day in history.  

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