Historical Events In April - 14
Monday, 26 July 2021
1676 Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer on this day in history.
1692 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies on April - 14.
1695 On this day in history jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables), dies at 73
1699 On April - 14 khalsa: Birth of Khalsa, the brotherhood of the Sikh religion, in Northern India in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar.
1710 On this day in history marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
1716 On April - 14 arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, British admiral
1718 Emanuele Barbella, composer on this day in history.
1721 William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader on this day in history.
1723 John Wainwright, composer on this day in history.
1738 Duck of Portland, (C) British PM (1783, 1807-09) on April - 14.
1756 On April - 14 gov Glen of SC protests against 900 Acadia indians
1759 On April - 14 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74
1762 Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist on April - 14.
1764 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1770 On this day in history george Canning, London, British PM (1827)
1775 On this day in history 1st abolitionist society in US organizes in Phila
1777 On this day in history nY adopts new constitution as an independent state
1782 On April - 14 carlo Coccia, composer
1792 On this day in history france declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars
1797 On April - 14 adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77)
1799 Napoleon called for establishing Jerusalem for Jews on this day in history.
1803 On April - 14 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter
1809 Napoleon defeated Austria in the Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria on this day in history.
1809 George W Vreede, Dutch lawyer/politician on April - 14.
1813 On April - 14 junius S Morgan, US, merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art)
1813 On April - 14 joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer, dies at 34
1814 On this day in history napoleon abdicated & was banished to Elba
1818 On April - 14 uS Medical Corp forms
1819 On April - 14 charles Halle, pianist/conductor/founder (Halle Orch)
1820 Harry Thompson Hays, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876 on April - 14.
1828 18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard on April - 14.
1828 First edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published on April - 14.
1828 On April - 14 first edition of the Webster dictionary is published Now what did that word mean?
1831 Soldiers marching on a bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse on this day in history.