Historical Events In April - 10
Friday, 31 March 2023
1741 On this day in history prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz
1755 Samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy on April - 10.
1756 Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, dies at 94 on this day in history.
1760 Gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1778 William Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic on this day in history.
1783 Hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10) on April - 10.
1784 On this day in history simon Fokke, book illustrator, dies at 71
1790 Spanish start building forts in Nootka Sound to exploit sea otter harvest; try to head off English traders after the recent visit by Captain Cook on April - 10.
1790 On April - 10 uS Patent system established
1790 On this day in history robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth
1794 On April - 10 matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan
1797 On this day in history claude Ambroise Seurat, Troyes France, (World's skinniest man)
1806 On April - 10 leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1808 On this day in history auguste Franchomme, composer
1810 Konrad Back, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1812 Washington DC United States calls out the militia in preparation for a war against Britain that will begin June 18; attack on Upper Canada imminent on April - 10.
1815 Austria declares war on realm of Naples on this day in history.
1816 On this day in history 2nd Bank of US chartered
1821 On April - 10 patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople is hanged by the Turks from the main gate of the Patriarchate and his body is thrown into the Bosphorus.
1823 On April - 10 thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1825 On April - 10 nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n
1825 1st hotel in Hawaii opens on April - 10.
1825 Paul-Louis Courier, (Mere), French writer/interpreter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1826 On this day in history the 10,500 inhabitants of the Greek town Messolonghi start leaving the town after a year's siege by Turkish forces. Very few of them survive.
1827 On April - 10 lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur)
1829 On April - 10 the birth of William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army
1829 On this day in history william Booth, founder (Salvation Army)
1833 David McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
1835 Charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile on April - 10.
1841 The New York Tribune published for the very first time on this day in history.
1841 NY "Tribune" begins publishing under editor Horace Greeley on April - 10.
1845 More than 1,000 buildings damaged by fire in Pittsburgh Pa on this day in history.
1847 On April - 10 the birth of Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner
1847 On this day in history charles Swinnerton Heap, composer
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