On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1732

  • Apr 5 Jean-HonorĂ© Fragonard, French painter (The Swing), born in Paris (d. 1806)
  • Apr 8 David Rittenhouse, American astronomer, inventor, and mathematician, born in Paper Mill Run, Pennsylvania (d. 1796)

Person of interestFrederick North

Apr 13 Frederick North, Lord North, Prime Minister of Great Britain (Tory: 1770-82), "who lost America", born in London (d. 1792)

British Prime Minister Frederick North
British Prime Minister
Frederick North
  • Apr 18 George Colman the Elder, English dramatist, born in Florence (d. 1794)