Historical Events In April - 10
Monday, 01 March 2021
1741 On this day in history prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz
1755 Samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy on this day in history.
1756 Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, dies at 94 on this day in history.
1760 On this day in history gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75
1778 William Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic on April - 10.
1783 Hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10) on this day in history.
1784 On April - 10 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 US Patent system established on April - 10.
1790 Robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth on this day in history.
1794 On this day in history matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan
1797 On this day in history claude Ambroise Seurat, Troyes France, (World's skinniest man)
1806 Leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on April - 10.
1808 Auguste Franchomme, composer on this day in history.
1810 Konrad Back, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1812 On April - 10 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.
1815 Austria declares war on realm of Naples on this day in history.
1816 2nd Bank of US chartered on April - 10.
1821 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 on this day in history.
1823 Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
1825 Nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Le¢n on April - 10.
1825 On April - 10 1st hotel in Hawaii opens
1825 Paul-Louis Courier, (Mere), French writer/interpreter, dies at 53 on April - 10.
1826 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 on this day in history.
1827 Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur) on this day in history.
1829 On April - 10 the birth of William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army
1829 William Booth, founder (Salvation Army) on April - 10.
1833 David McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
1835 On April - 10 charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile
1841 The New York Tribune published for the very first time on April - 10.
1841 On this day in history nY "Tribune" begins publishing under editor Horace Greeley
1845 More than 1,000 buildings damaged by fire in Pittsburgh Pa on April - 10.
1847 The birth of Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner on April - 10.
1847 On April - 10 charles Swinnerton Heap, composer