Historical Events In April - 03
Friday, 15 January 2021
1695 On April - 03 melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
1720 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on April - 03.
1721 On this day in history robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury
1721 Robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister on this day in history.
1727 On this day in history philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver
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 this day in history austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king
1764 John Abernethy, London, surgeon on this day in history.
1769 On April - 03 gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71
1776 On this day in history washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College
1783 On April - 03 sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce
1783 The birth of Washington Irving, American author on this day in history.
1783 On April - 03 sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce
1783 Washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow) on this day in history.
1790 Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created on this day in history.
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 Charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877 on April - 03.
1811 Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1812 On this day in history louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)
1822 On April - 03 edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)
1822 On April - 03 friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies
1823 On April - 03 william Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC)
1825 On this day in history adolf Rzepko, composer
1826 On April - 03 financial panic hits New Brunswick as word spreads that banks in London had failed and the timber trade had collapsed; so-called Black Monday.
1826 Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies on this day in history.
1834 On this day in history the generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.
1837 On April - 03 john Burroughs, writer/nature enthusiast (Burroughs Medal namesake)
1838 Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82) on this day in history.
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 April - 03.
1848 Thomas Douglas becomes 1st San Francisco public teacher on April - 03.