On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1724

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War

British Prime Minister Henry Pelham
British Prime Minister
Henry Pelham

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Jonathan Swift publishes Drapier's letters

Author, Poet and Satirist Jonathan Swift
Author, Poet and Satirist
Jonathan Swift

1724 Highlights

About April 1, 1724

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 296 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries