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Ephemeris - April

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  • 1st April
    1. 1802 : A new voting rule divides the Tribunate into three sections. They deliberate separately.
    1. 1810 : Celebration of the civil marriage of Napoleon and Marie-Louise of Austria in Saint-Cloud.
    1. 1814 : Appointment of a provisional government by the Senate.
  • 2 April
    1. 1801 : Nelson and his fleet bombard Copenhagen.
    1. 1810 : Celebration of the religious marriage of Napoleon and Marie-Louise of Austria in the Salon Carre of the Louvre.
    1. 1814 : Proclamation by the Senate of the downfall of Napoleon and his family.
  • 3 April
    1. 1814 : The legislative body vote the revocation of Napoleon.
  • 4 April
    1. 1814 : First abdication of Napoleon.
  • 5 April
    1. 1814 : Napoleon reviews debris of his guard.
  • 6 April
    1. 1804 : Suicide of Pichegru.
    1. 1814 : Council of Napoleon's marshals. "Louis-Stanislas-Xavier" (Louis XVIII) is called to throne by the Senate.
  • 7 April
    1. 1802 : Adoption of the Concordat by the Tribunes.
  • 8 April
    1. 1802 : Adoption of the Concordat by the legislative body.
    1. 1809 : The Austrian army crosses the Inn near Braun and enters into Bavaria.
  • 9 April
    1. 1809 : Declaration of war from Austria to France.
    1. 1815 : Victory of the Austrians on Murat at Ochiobello.
  • 10 April
    1. 1805 : Arrival of Admiral Villeneuve and his fleet in Cadiz.
    1. 1809 : Entry of the Archduke John in Italy at the head of an army Austrian.
    1. 1814 : Wellington's Victory on Soult at Toulouse.
  • 11 April
    1. 1803 : Creation of the schools of pharmacy.
    1. 1805 : England and Russia sign the Convention of Saint-Petersburg, which seals their alliance.
    1. 1811 : The Spanish guerrillas attack the French army at the Avis Pass (Fight of Guisando).
  • 12 April
    1. 1796 : Battle of Montenotte.
    1. 1803 : Regulation of the operation of the factories and workshops. Prohibition of the coalitions of workers. Establishment of Protection trademarks.
    1. 1814 : Napoleon attempts to commit suicide.
  • 13 April
    1. 1796 : Battle of Millesimo.
    1. 1804 : The Privy Council chooses the title of Emperor for Napoleon.
  • 14 April
    1. 1802 : Publication of Chateaubriand's Genius of Christianity, dedicated to the First Consul.
    1. 1803 : The Bank of France obtains for fifteen years the exclusive privilege of issuance of banknotes.
    1. 1815 : Benjamin Constant is requested to draft a constitution.
  • 15 April
    1. 1796 : Victory of Dego.
    1. 1808 : Louis Bonaparte refuses the crown of Spain. Napoleon offers it to Jerome, who also refuses.
    1. 1811 : Abolition of feudalism in Illyria.
  • 16 April
    1. 1799 : Battle of Mount Tabor.
  • 17 April
    1. 1797 : Massacre of the French in the region of Verona.
  • 18 April
    1. 1797 : Signature of the preliminaries of the peace of Leoben.
  • 19 April
    1. 1809 : Davout defeats Archduke Charles at Tengen.
  • 20 April
    1. 1808 : Birth of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, future Napoleon III.
    1. 1814 : Farewell of the Emperor to his close relations.
  • 21 April
    1. 1795 : Engagement of Napoleon and Desiree Clary.
    1. 1796 : Battle of Mondovi.
  • 22 April
    1. 1806 : Admiral Villeneuve commits suicide. Napoleon wanted to put him in accusation.
    1. 1809 : Battle of Eckmühl.
    1. 1815 : Publication of the Supplementary Act to the Constitutions of the Empire.
  • 23 April
    1. 1804 : Proposal to raise Napoleon Bonaparte's dignity to the one of hereditary Emperor of the French.
    1. 1809 : Taken of Regensburg. Slight wound of the Emperor.
  • 24 April
    1. 1812 : Publication of a Russian ultimatum.
  • 25 April
    1. 1814 : Hostility to the passage of Napoleon in Provence.
  • 26 April
    1. 1802 : Conditional amnesty to all exiles.
  • 27 April
    1. 1807 : The Emperor receives the Persian ambassador, Mirza Reza, at Finckenstein.
  • 28 April
    1. 1796 : Signing of the Armistice of Cherasco with the kingdom of Sardinia.
  • 29 April
    1. 1801 : The First Consul, acting as arbiter of the conflict between centralist and federalist in Switzerland Republic, offers them the act of Malmaison. Nobody is satisfied.
    1. 1814 : In Hamburg, Davoust agrees to recognize the authority of Louis XVIII but continues to defend the city.
  • 30 April
    1. 1803 : The United States purchase the Louisiana.
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