Historical Events In April - 05
Thursday, 15 April 2021
1820 Nadar, [Félix Tournachon], French painter/cartoonist/author/ballonist on this day in history.
1820 On this day in history henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81
1822 James Nagle, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1866 on this day in history.
1824 On April - 05 sydney Thompson Dobell, poet (Roman)
1825 David Rumph "Neighbor" Jones, Major General (Confederate Army) on April - 05.
1827 On this day in history joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery)
1828 Pietro Plantania, composer on April - 05.
1830 Alexander Muir, Lesmahagow Scotland, poet (Maple Leaf Forever) on April - 05.
1832 Jules-Francois Camille Ferry, French statesman on this day in history.
1837 Algernon Charles Swinburne, England, poet (Atalanta in Calydon) on April - 05.
1838 Alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist on April - 05.
1839 On April - 05 robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC)
1845 On April - 05 jules M Cambon, French gov-gen of Algeria/ambassador
1847 On April - 05 opera "Die Fledermaus" is produced (Vienna)
1853 On this day in history a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #24 Themis
1853 On April - 05 asteroid 24, Themis discovered
1853 On this day in history deGasparis discovers his 7th asteroid, Themis (24)
1853 Alfonso Randano, composer on April - 05.
1854 On this day in history vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer
1856 On this day in history booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp)
1857 On April - 05 alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86)
1859 Wilhelm Harteveld, composer on April - 05.
1861 Federals abandon Fort Quitman TX on April - 05.
1861 Federals abandon Ft Quitman, Tx on April - 05.
1862 Siege of Yorktown VA on this day in history.
1862 Louis Ganne, composer on April - 05.
1865 On April - 05 battle at Amelia Springs/Jetersville VA (Appomattox Campaign)
1868 On this day in history j F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892)
1869 Albert Roussel, Tourcoing France, composer (Rapsodie Flamende) on this day in history.
1871 Jeanne Bougeois, [La Mistinguette], artist (French revue) on April - 05.
1871 Georg Andreas Henkel, composer, dies at 66 on April - 05.
1874 On April - 05 johann Strauss Sr's opera "Die Fledermaus", premieres in Vienna
1874 "Die Fledermaus" 1st performed (Vienna) on this day in history.
1876 On this day in history viktor Patrick Vretblad, composer