Historical Events In April - 08
Thursday, 13 August 2020
1726 On April - 08 lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence)
1730 On April - 08 1st Jewish congregation in US forms synagogue, "Shearith Israel, NYC"
1731 On April - 08 william Williams, US merchant (signed Decl of Independence)
1736 Pedro Vaz Rego, composer, dies at 63 on April - 08.
1741 On this day in history jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (O Uraguai)
1756 On this day in history joseph Gehot, composer
1759 British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India on this day in history.
1759 Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1766 1st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley & chain on this day in history.
1767 Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders on this day in history.
1775 Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general/Napoleon's wife Marie lover on April - 08.
1776 Thaddaus Weigl, composer on this day in history.
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on April - 08.
1778 Pieter Teyler van der Hulst, Dutch founder (Teyler Museum), dies at 76 on April - 08.
1781 On April - 08 premiere of Mozart's violin sonata K379
1783 Catharina II of Russia annexes the Krim on this day in history.
1783 John Claudius, London England, horticulturist on this day in history.
1789 On April - 08 house of Reps first full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg first speaker
1789 US House of Representives first meeting on April - 08.
1789 On this day in history house of Representives 1st meeting
1794 On this day in history marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicholas-Caritat, mathematician dies
1798 Dionysios Solomos, poet on April - 08.
1801 On April - 08 soldiers riot in Bucharest, kill 128 Jews
1802 On this day in history french Protestant church becomes state-supported & -controlled
1808 The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baltimore was promoted to an archdiocese, with the founding of the dioceses of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Bardstown (now Louisville) by Pope Pius VII on April - 08.
1816 On April - 08 frederick William Burton, painter
1818 On this day in history christaan IX, king of Denmark (1863-1906)
1820 On April - 08 the Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos.
1828 George Baird Hodge, Brig General (Confederate Army) on April - 08.
1831 Allard Pierson, Dutch theologiost/philosopher/art historian/poet on this day in history.
1832 Charles Darwin begins trip through Rio de Janeiro on this day in history.
1832 On this day in history alfred von Waldersee, Prussian fieldmarshal
1838 On this day in history steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC)
1843 Asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer on April - 08.