What Happened in April 1768

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Historical Events

  • Apr 5 1st US Chamber of Commerce forms (NYC)

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Apr 9 John Hancock refuses to allow two British customs agents to go below deck of his ship, considered by some to be the first act of physical resistance to British authority in the colonies

Statesman John Hancock
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John Hancock

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 7 Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer
  • Apr 19 Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 7 Michel Mathieu, composer, dies at 78
  • Apr 19 Filippo della Valle, Italian sculptor, dies at about 70
  • Apr 20 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70
  • Apr 29 Georg Brandt, Swedish chemist and minerologist (b. 1694)