Historical Events In April - 03
Sunday, 18 April 2021
1695 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58 on this day in history.
1720 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on this day in history.
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 April - 03.
1727 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver on this day in history.
1751 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Lamoyne, composer
1756 On this day in history marquis de Montcalm sails from France for Canada; he will die at the battle of the Plains of Abraham.
1757 Ferenc Verseghy, composer on April - 03.
1764 Austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king on April - 03.
1764 On this day in history john Abernethy, London, surgeon
1769 On this day in history 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 this day in history sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce
1783 The birth of Washington Irving, American author on April - 03.
1783 On this day in history sweden & US sign a treaty of Amity & Commerce
1783 Washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow) on April - 03.
1790 Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created on April - 03.
1797 On April - 03 cAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system
1797 On April - 03 nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66
1798 Charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877 on April - 03.
1811 On this day in history pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83
1812 Louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I) on April - 03.
1822 Edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country) on this day in history.
1822 On April - 03 friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies
1823 William Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC) on this day in history.
1825 On this day in history adolf Rzepko, composer
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 April - 03.
1826 Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies on April - 03.
1834 The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason on this day in history.
1837 On April - 03 john Burroughs, writer/nature enthusiast (Burroughs Medal namesake)
1838 On April - 03 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 April - 03.
1848 On April - 03 thomas Douglas becomes 1st San Francisco public teacher