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Historical Events In April - 24

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1766  On this day in history robert Bailey Thomas, founder (Farmer's Almanac)  

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

1773  Harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/Dutch colonial director on April - 24.  

1776  Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84 on April - 24.  

1791  On this day in history nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)  

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  On this day in history k L Immermann, writer  

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

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

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

1815  Anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers) on April - 24.  

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

1823  On this day in history eugene Scribes "Le Menteur Veridique," premieres in Paris  

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

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

1827  Pierre Joseph Candielle, composer, dies at 82 on April - 24.  

1828  On April - 24 robert Brank Vance, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899  

1829  On April - 24 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  On this day in history patent granted for first soda fountain  

1833  On April - 24 jacob Evert & George Dulty patent soda fountain  

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

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 this day in history francois van Campenhout, Belgian composer (Brabanconne), dies at 69  

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

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

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

1854  On April - 24 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  William I of Orange (d. 1584) was born on April - 24.  

1538  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1594  On this day in history birth of benedikt Lechler, composer  

1620  On this day in history birth of john Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography  

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

1670  Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer was born on April - 24.  

1706  Giovanni Battista Martini, composer was born on April - 24.  

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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 April - 24.  

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 this day in history 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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