What Happened in April 1728

Historical Events

  • Apr 22 Pierre de Marivaux' "Le Triomphe de Plutus" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 2 Franz Asplmayr, Austrian composer, born in Linz (d. 1786)
  • Apr 16 Joseph Zwart, Scottish chemist/physicist
  • Apr 19 Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright
  • Apr 23 Samuel Wallis, explorer (Wallis Island)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 3 James Anderson, Scottish lawyer (b. 1662)
  • Apr 13 Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 23 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer, dies at 83
  • Apr 25 John Woodward, geologist/physician, dies