April 1886 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 6 City of Vancouver BC incorporated
  • Apr 6 Declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga

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Apr 8 William Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons.

British Prime Minister William Gladstone
British Prime Minister
William Gladstone
  • Apr 8 First Home Rule Bill for Ireland presented by Gladstone, the Liberal Prime Minister of Britain, to the House of Commons

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Apr 25 Sigmund Freud opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Psychology
Sigmund Freud
  • Apr 29 1st public Dutch electricity opens

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 6 Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad state (d. 1967)
  • Apr 8 Margaret A Barnes, writer
  • Apr 14 Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism)
  • Apr 14 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian
  • Apr 15 Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (d. 1921)
  • Apr 16 Ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate
  • Apr 24 Kurt Pinthus, German-American writer, born in Erfurt (d. 1975)
  • Apr 24 R Pelgrom, oldest Dutch man (died Apr 15, 1994, 9 days short of 108)
  • Apr 26 Ğabdulla Tuqay, Tatar poet (d. 1913)
  • Apr 28 Erich Salomon, German photographer

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 28 Painter Paul Cézanne (47) weds Marie-Hortense Fiquet (36)

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne

Deaths in History

  • Apr 9 Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Ekkehard), dies at 60