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 This day in History - April 5
432 Historic Events for April 5
1803

1st performance of Beethoven's 2nd Symphony in D

Event
1806

Isaac Quintard patents apple cider

Event
1811

Robert Raikes, founder of Sunday Schools, dies

Death
1811

Jules Dupr‚, landscape painter

Birth
1812

Brits storm Badajoz fortress, held by French and Spanish

Event
1814

Netherlands Bank issues it's 1st banknotes

Event
1815

Eruption of Tambora volcano (Sumbawa Java)

Event
1818

Lewis Baldwin Parsons, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1820

Nadar, [F‚lix Tournachon], French painter/cartoonist/author/ballonist

Birth
1820

Henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81

Death
1822

James Nagle, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1866

Birth
1824

Sydney Thompson Dobell, poet (Roman)

Birth
1825

David Rumph "Neighbor" Jones, Major General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1827

Joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery)

Birth
1828

Pietro Plantania, composer

Birth
1830

Alexander Muir, Lesmahagow Scotland, poet (Maple Leaf Forever)

Birth
1832

Jules-Fran‡ois Camille Ferry, French statesman

Birth
1837

Algernon Charles Swinburne, England, poet (Atalanta in Calydon)

Birth
1838

Alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist

Birth
1839

Stanislaw Pilinski, composer

Birth
1839

Robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, black congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC)

Birth
1845

Jules M Cambon, French gov-gen of Algeria/ambassador

Birth
1847

Opera "Die Fledermaus" is produced (Vienna)

Event
1853

Alfonso Randano, composer

Birth
1854

Vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer

Birth