Historical Events In April - 14
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1676 Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer on this day in history.
1692 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies on April - 14.
1695 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables), dies at 73 on April - 14.
1699 Khalsa: Birth of Khalsa, the brotherhood of the Sikh religion, in Northern India in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar on this day in history.
1710 On April - 14 marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
1716 Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, British admiral on April - 14.
1718 Emanuele Barbella, composer on this day in history.
1721 William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader on this day in history.
1723 On this day in history john Wainwright, composer
1738 On this day in history duck of Portland, (C) British PM (1783, 1807-09)
1756 On this day in history gov Glen of SC protests against 900 Acadia indians
1759 On April - 14 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74
1762 On this day in history giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist
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 NY adopts new constitution as an independent state on this day in history.
1782 Carlo Coccia, composer on April - 14.
1792 France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars on this day in history.
1797 Adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77) on this day in history.
1799 Napoleon called for establishing Jerusalem for Jews on this day in history.
1803 On April - 14 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter
1809 On April - 14 napoleon defeated Austria in the Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria
1809 On this day in history george W Vreede, Dutch lawyer/politician
1813 Junius S Morgan, US, merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art) on this day in history.
1813 On April - 14 joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer, dies at 34
1814 Napoleon abdicated & was banished to Elba on this day in history.
1818 US Medical Corp forms on April - 14.
1819 Charles Halle, pianist/conductor/founder (Halle Orch) on April - 14.
1820 On this day in history harry Thompson Hays, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1828 On this day in history 18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard
1828 On this day in history first edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published
1828 First edition of the Webster dictionary is published Now what did that word mean? on April - 14.
1831 On April - 14 soldiers marching on a bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse.