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 This day in History - April 3
417 Historic Events for April 3
1837

John Burroughs, writer/nature enthusiast (Burroughs Medal namesake)

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1838

Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57

Death
1838

L‚on Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)

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1842

Ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864

Birth
1848

Thomas Douglas becomes 1st SF public teacher

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1849

Juliusz Slowacki, Pol poet (Father of the Plague-Patient), dies at 39

Death
1850

Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75

Death
1856

Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos

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1858

Matthew Ricketts, 1st Black man elected to Neb State Legislature

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1858

Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer, dies at 79

Death
1859

Reginald De Koven, composer

Birth
1860

Frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden)

Birth
1860

Pony Express began between St Joseph Mo and Sacramento Calif

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1862

James Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies

Death
1864

Skirmish at Okolona, Arkansas

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1865

Union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond Va and Petersberg

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1865

Battle at Namozine Church, Virginia (Appomattox Campaign)

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1866

James B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39)

Birth
1868

An Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave

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1868

Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71

Death
1871

Jos‚ Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (El Florilegio)

Birth
1874

Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer

Birth
1876

Henriette Davidis, writer, dies

Death
1881

Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53)

Birth
1881

Margaret MJ "Daisy" Ashford, English author (Young Sisters)

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