What Happened in April 1710

Historical Events

  • Apr 10 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain.

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 14 Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
  • Apr 15 William Cullen, Scottish physician (d. 1790)
  • Apr 17 Henry Erskine, 10th Earl of Buchan, British Freemason (d. 1767)
  • Apr 25 James Ferguson, astronomer
  • Apr 26 Thomas Reid, Scottish philosopher (d. 1796)
  • Apr 30 Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 18 Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 75
  • Apr 28 Thomas Betterton, English actor