Historical Events In April - 03
Friday, 15 January 2021
1848 On April - 03 thomas Douglas becomes 1st SF public teacher
1849 On this day in history juliusz Slowacki, Pol poet (Father of the Plague-Patient), dies at 39
1850 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1856 Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos on this day in history.
1858 On April - 03 matthew Ricketts, 1st Black man elected to Neb State Legislature
1858 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1859 Reginald De Koven, composer on April - 03.
1860 In the United States, the Pony Express mail delivery system starts its service on this day in history.
1860 On April - 03 pony Express began between St Joseph MO & Sacramento CA
1860 Pony Express began between St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif on April - 03.
1860 On this day in history frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden)
1862 James Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies on April - 03.
1864 On April - 03 skirmish at Okolona AR
1864 Skirmish at Okolona, Arkansas on this day in history.
1865 On April - 03 battle at Namozine Church VA (Appomattox Campaign)
1865 Union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond VA & Petersburg VA on April - 03.
1865 Battle at Namozine Church, Virginia (Appomattox Campaign) on April - 03.
1866 On April - 03 james B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39)
1868 On April - 03 an Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave
1868 On this day in history franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71
1871 On this day in history jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (El Florilegio)
1872 On this day in history j C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea
1874 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer on April - 03.
1876 Henriette Davidis, writer, dies on this day in history.
1881 Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53) on this day in history.
1882 Wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks on this day in history.
1882 Simon Elzinga, Dutch educator on April - 03.
1882 Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1883 State Premier Thomas McIlwraith claims British New Guinea as a Queensland possession; the claim was later disallowed by Britain on April - 03.
1884 On April - 03 jackie Matthews, cricketer (Aust leg-spinner, two hat-tricks 1912)
1884 On this day in history carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59
1885 On this day in history harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer
1886 On April - 03 j Palisa discovers asteroids #256 Walpurga and #274 Philagoria
1888 On this day in history neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers)