On This Day

What Happened in April 1708

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 6 Johann George Reutter, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1772)
  • Apr 8 Georg Zarth, Bohemian composer, born in Hochtann, Bohemia (d. 1778)
  • Apr 23 Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1754)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 30 Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies