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 This day in History - April 3
417 Historic Events for April 3
1682

Bartolom‚ Esteban Murillo, Spanish painter, dies

Death
1682

Johann Valentin Rathgeber, German benedictine/composer

Birth
1694

Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, buried at 64

Death
1695

Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58

Death
1720

Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi

Birth
1721

Robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury

Event
1727

Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver

Birth
1751

Jean-Baptiste Lamoyne, composer

Birth
1757

Ferenc Verseghy, composer

Birth
1764

Austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king

Event
1764

John Abernethy, London, surgeon

Birth
1769

Gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71

Death
1776

Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College

Event
1783

Sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce

Event
1783

Washington Irving, US writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)

Birth
1790

Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created

Event
1797

Nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66

Death
1798

Charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877

Birth
1811

Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83

Death
1812

Louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)

Birth
1822

Edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)

Birth
1822

Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies

Death
1823

William Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC)

Birth
1825

Adolf Rzepko, composer

Birth
1826

Reginald Heber, bishop and hymn writer, dies

Death