Historical Events in April 1722

  • Apr 5 Jacob Roggeveen discovers Easter Island

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Apr 6 Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, ends tax on men with beards

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
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Peter the Great
  • Apr 22 19 VOC "komplotteurs" in Batavia executed
  • Apr 30 Game of Billiards is mentioned in New England Courant