Historical Events In April - 04
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1820 On April - 04 charles Devens Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1891
1821 Linus Yale, US, portrait painter/inventor (Yale cylinder lock) on this day in history.
1823 On April - 04 karl Wilhelm Siemens, inventor (laid undersea cables)
1828 Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1828 On April - 04 margaret Oliphant, Scotland, novelist/biographer (Beleaguered City)
1831 On April - 04 edward Cary Walthall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
1832 Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro on this day in history.
1832 Jose Echegaray y Elizaguirre, playwright/scientist (Teatro Escogido) on April - 04.
1836 On April - 04 jerome Hopkins, composer
1841 William Henry Harrison, becomes 1st pres to die in office, at 68 on April - 04.
1843 On April - 04 hans Richter, composer
1844 Charles Bulfinch, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House), dies at 80 on April - 04.
1850 On April - 04 city of Los Angeles incorporated
1853 Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.
1854 On this day in history sailors and Marines from sailing sloop, Plymouth, protect U.S. citizens at Shanghai
1858 Asteroid 54, Kalypso discovered (named for goddess of silence) on April - 04.
1858 On April - 04 r Luther discovers asteroid #53 Kalypso
1859 On this day in history the opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France)
1859 On April - 04 opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris)
1862 Battle of Yorktown begins on April - 04.
1862 US begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond on April - 04.
1862 Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna), dies at 45 on this day in history.
1864 On April - 04 skirmish at Elkin's Ford (Little Missouri River), Arkansas
1865 On April - 04 lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse
1866 Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev on April - 04.
1866 On this day in history george P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop)
1870 On this day in history golden Gate Park established by City Order #800
1870 Golden Gate Park forms by City Order #800 on this day in history.
1870 On this day in history george A Smith, Salt Lake City Utah, 8th pres of Mormon church
1872 On this day in history nikolai Amani, composer
1875 On April - 04 jozef Szulc, composer
1876 Maurice de Vlaminck, Paris, Fauvist painter (Village in the Snow) on this day in history.
1879 On April - 04 gabriel Groulez, composer
1881 On April - 04 charles Funk, Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls)