Historical Events In April - 14
Sunday, 21 April 2019
1676 Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer on this day in history.
1692 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies on this day in history.
1695 On April - 14 jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables), dies at 73
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 April - 14.
1721 On April - 14 william August duke of Cumberland, English army leader
1723 On this day in history john Wainwright, composer
1738 Duck of Portland, (C) British PM (1783, 1807-09) on April - 14.
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 April - 14 giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist
1764 On April - 14 peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer, dies at 84
1770 On this day in history george Canning, London, British PM (1827)
1775 1st abolitionist society in US organizes in Phila on April - 14.
1777 On April - 14 nY adopts new constitution as an independent state
1782 On April - 14 carlo Coccia, composer
1792 France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars on this day in history.
1797 On April - 14 adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77)
1799 Napoleon called for establishing Jerusalem for Jews on April - 14.
1803 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter on April - 14.
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 On April - 14 junius S Morgan, US, merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art)
1813 On this day in history joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer, dies at 34
1814 On this day in history napoleon abdicated & was banished to Elba
1818 On this day in history uS Medical Corp forms
1819 On April - 14 charles Halle, pianist/conductor/founder (Halle Orch)
1820 On April - 14 harry Thompson Hays, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1828 18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard on this day in history.
1828 First edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published on April - 14.
1828 First edition of the Webster dictionary is published Now what did that word mean? on this day in history.
1831 On this day in history soldiers marching on a bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse.