Week 15: April

Week 15: April 9th thru 15th

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4/9 of… 1830

Eadweard James Muybridge born in England: Pioneer Photographer. {001}

1851

Settlers from Taos (Taoseño’s), in what will soon be the New Mexico Territory found San Luis, the first permanent settlement in what will become the Colorado Territory in another ten years.  {001}

1859

Samuel Clemens (not yet, Mark Twain) received his steamboat pilot license at the age of 23 following two years of apprenticeship. He worked as a pilot for just two years, then the Civil War stopped commerce on the Mississippi River.  {003}
see:
Quotes Index – Commentators QuotesMark Twain
Quotes Index – Rules to Live ByMark Twain

1865

Palm Sunday: Appomattox Courthouse, VA sees the surrender of the Confederate Army under General Robert E. Lee to Union commander General Ulysses S. Grant. This event effectively ended the American Civil War.  {001}
see also:
PLAYERS – Timelines Index – Timelines A-L Index – Civil War TimelineOld West Daily Reader Subscribe Today

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