On This Day

Historical Events in April 1814

Historic Event

Apr 4 Napoleon abdicates for the first time in favour of his son

  • Apr 5 Netherlands Bank issues its 1st banknotes
  • Apr 9 Elias Canneman (L) resigns as minister of Finance of the Netherlands
  • Apr 11 Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates unconditionally and he is exiled to the island of Elba in the Mediterranean

Historic Event

Apr 26 King Louis XVIII lands at Calais from England