Historical Events In April - 03
Sunday, 01 August 2021
1695 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58 on April - 03.
1720 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on April - 03.
1721 Robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury on this day in history.
1721 Robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister on this day in history.
1727 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver on this day in history.
1751 Jean-Baptiste Lamoyne, composer on April - 03.
1756 On April - 03 marquis de Montcalm sails from France for Canada; he will die at the battle of the Plains of Abraham.
1757 Ferenc Verseghy, composer on this day in history.
1764 On April - 03 austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king
1764 On this day in history john Abernethy, London, surgeon
1769 On April - 03 gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71
1776 Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College on April - 03.
1783 Sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce on April - 03.
1783 The birth of Washington Irving, American author on this day in history.
1783 Sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce on April - 03.
1783 On April - 03 washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
1790 On this day in history revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created
1797 CAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system on April - 03.
1797 Nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1798 On April - 03 charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877
1811 On this day in history pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83
1812 On April - 03 louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)
1822 Edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country) on this day in history.
1822 On this day in history friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies
1823 William Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC) on April - 03.
1825 Adolf Rzepko, composer on April - 03.
1826 Financial panic hits New Brunswick as word spreads that banks in London had failed and the timber trade had collapsed; so-called Black Monday on this day in history.
1826 On this day in history reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies
1834 The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason on April - 03.
1837 On April - 03 john Burroughs, writer/nature enthusiast (Burroughs Medal namesake)
1838 On this day in history leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)
1838 On this day in history francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57
1842 Ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on this day in history.
1848 Thomas Douglas becomes 1st San Francisco public teacher on April - 03.