What Happened in April 1713

Historical Events

  • Apr 11 Great Britain, Spain, the Netherlands, Prussia, Savoy, Portugal & France agree the Treaty of Utrecht; France cedes Maritime provinces in North America to Britain
  • Apr 12 Dutch State-Gen signs peace with France: Neth loses Orange Princedom
  • Apr 19 Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 2 Onno Zwier van Haren, Frisian poet (Fatherland)
  • Apr 10 John Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist (d. 1788)
  • Apr 12 Guillaume Thomas Fran├žois Raynal, French writer (d. 1796)
  • Apr 13 Pierre de Jelyotte, composer
  • Apr 21 Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 17 David Hollatz, Pomeranian dogmatician (b. 1648)