Historical Events in April 1841

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Apr 4 Vice President John Tyler becomes the 10th President of the United States after the death of President William Henry Harrison

10th US President John Tyler
10th US President
John Tyler
  • Apr 6 Cornerstone laid for 2nd Mormon temple, Nauvoo, Illinois
  • Apr 10 New York Tribune begins publishing under editor Horace Greeley
  • Apr 14 Edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue" published
  • Apr 20 1st detective story (Edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in Rue Morgue") published
  • Apr 26 "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk
  • Apr 27 Imakita Kosen, 1st Zen teacher of D.T. Suzuki, found the awakening