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 This day in History - April 22
421 Historic Events for April 22
1781

Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer

Birth
1782

Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer, dies at 66

Death
1788

Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch poet, dies 46

Death
1793

Pres Washington attends opening of Rickett's, 1st circus in US

Event
1796

Napoleon defeats Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi

Event
1799

Jean Poiseuille, physician/physiologist (blood pressure)

Birth
1804

Gioacchino Rossini (12) performs in Imola

Event
1809

Battle at Eckmuhl - Napoleon beats Austria arch duke Karl

Event
1816

Philip James Bailey, English poet (Festus)

Birth
1817

Cura‡ao prohibits use of white paint due to fierce sunlight

Event
1818

Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1821

John Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher, dies at 52

Death
1823

Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London

Event
1823

R J Tyers patents roller skates

Event
1823

Alfred Gibbs, Major General (Union Army), died in 1868

Birth
1827

Thomas Rowlandson, caricaturist, dies

Death
1827

William Hopkins Morris, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900

Birth
1828

Guilherme Antonio Cossoul, composer

Birth
1830

Knud L Rahbek, Danish literary/historian, dies at 69

Death
1831

Alexander McDowell McCook, Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1832

Julius Sterling Morton, Nebraska, (Gov-Neb), started Arbor Day

Birth
1833

Richard Trevithick, inventor (steam locomotive), dies at 62

Death
1838

English steamship "Sirius" docks in NYC after Atlantic crossing

Event
1839

August W Eichler, German botanist

Birth
1844

Henri-Montan Berton, composer, dies at 76

Death