Historical Events in April 1856

  • Apr 3 Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos
  • Apr 10 The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University, Vermont (not Norfolk).
  • Apr 11 Battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans
  • Apr 18 Russian Chancellor Count Nesselrode resigns