Historical Events In April - 08
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1844 On April - 08 ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer, dies at 72
1848 On this day in history 1st battle at Gioto: Sardinia-Piemonte beats Austrians
1848 Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, Italian composer, dies at 50 on April - 08.
1850 SF County Govt established on this day in history.
1850 William Henry Welch, US, pathologist (founded John Hopkins) on this day in history.
1851 On this day in history john Parry, composer, dies at 75
1853 Cincinnati became first US city to pay firefighters a regular salary on this day in history.
1853 On this day in history jan W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo), dies at 73
1858 Anton Diabelli, Austrian composer/publisher, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1859 Edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology) on this day in history.
1861 On April - 08 uS mint at Dahlonega, Georgia seized by confederacy
1861 Elisha G Otis, US elevator builder (Otis), dies at 50 on April - 08.
1862 On April - 08 john D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser
1863 On April - 08 wartime conscription law in US goes into effect
1863 Joseph Netherclift, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1864 On April - 08 battle of Mansfield, La Federals routed by Gen Richard Taylor
1865 Battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army on April - 08.
1865 John Park, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1866 Italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary on this day in history.
1867 On this day in history blacks vote in municipal election in Tuscumbia, Alabama
1867 International Exhibition opens in Paris on April - 08.
1868 On April - 08 hampton Institute opens
1869 On April - 08 american Museum of Natural History opens (NYC)
1869 On April - 08 harvey Cushing, US, neurosurgeon (blood pressure studies)
1870 On April - 08 patrick Gass sgt of Lewis &Clark Expedition, dies at 98
1870 On this day in history charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer, dies at 68
1871 On this day in history charles-Louis Hanssens, composer, dies at 68
1873 Alfred Paraf of New York City patented the first successful oleomargarine on this day in history.
1873 British White Star steamship Atlantic sinks off Nova Scotia, 547 die on April - 08.
1875 On April - 08 albert I LCMM von Saksen-Coburg, king of Belgium (1909-34)
1876 Amiliare Ponchielli's opera "La Gioconda," premieres in Milan on this day in history.
1878 Rudolf Nelson, composer on April - 08.
1879 Khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers on April - 08.
1880 On April - 08 victor Schertzinger, composer/director (Uptown NY)