On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1728

  • Apr 2 Franz Asplmayr, Austrian composer, born in Linz (d. 1786)
  • Apr 16 Joseph Black, Scottish chemist and physicist known for his discoveries of magnesium, latent heat and carbon dioxide, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1799)
  • Apr 19 Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian writer and playwright, born in Bologna (d. 1804)
  • Apr 23 Samuel Wallis, English explorer (Wallis Island), born in Camelford, Cornwall (d. 1795)