On This Day

April 1851 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 15 Earl G Andressy sentenced to death in Hungary
  • Apr 23 Canada issues its 1st postage stamps

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 6 Guillaume Bigourdan, French astronomer (d. 1932)
  • Apr 9 C. E. A. Wichmann, German-Dutch geologist, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1927)
  • Apr 13 Robert Abbe, American surgeon and radiologist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1928)
  • Apr 16 Ernst Josephson, Swedish painter, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1906)
  • Apr 21 Charles Barrois, French geologist and palaeontologist, born in Lille, France (d. 1939)
  • Apr 24 Eduardo Acevedo Díaz, Uruguayan writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria), born in Uruguay, Montevideo (d. 1921)
  • Apr 25 Leopoldo Alas, Spanish novelist (La Regenta), born in Zamora, Spain (d. 1901)