On This Day

Historical Events in April 1810

  • Apr 19 Venezuela achieves home rule: Vicente Emparan, Governor of the Captaincy General is removed by the people of Caracas and a Junta is installed.
  • Apr 20 The Governors of Caracas declares the national sovereignty from Spain

Music releaseMusic Recording

Apr 27 Ludwig van Beethoven composes his famous piano piece "Für Elise"