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 This day in History - April 1
462 Historic Events for April 1
1748

Ruins of Pompeii found

Event
1755

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)

Birth
1772

Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer

Birth
1776

Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig

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1778

Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" symbol

Event
1785

J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter

Birth
1789

House of Reps 1st full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg 1st speaker

Event
1792

Gronings feminist Etta Palm demands women's right to divorce

Event
1793

Edouard CorbiŠre, French captain/writer (Le negrier)

Birth
1793

Volcano Unsen on Japan erupts killing about 53,000

Event
1799

Narciso Casanovas, composer, dies at 52

Death
1802

Hubert Reis, composer

Birth
1803

French law rules the use of intention

Event
1807

Vaclav Josef Bartolomej Praupner, composer, dies at 61

Death
1807

Louis Fran‡ois Chambray, composer, dies at 69

Death
1807

Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic

Birth
1807

Mikl¢s R‚vai, Hungarian linguistic/poet, dies at 57

Death
1809

Willem Ruys J Dz, Dutch ship owner

Birth
1809

Nikolai Gogol, writer

Birth
1814

Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian general/cartographer, dies at 87

Death
1815

Otto Von Bismarck, Germany, chancellor (1866-90)

Birth
1817

Johannes J van Oosterzee, Dutch theologist

Birth
1823

Simon Bolivar Buckner, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1914

Birth
1826

Samuel Mory patents internal combustion engine

Event
1830

Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer, dies at 51

Death