On This Day

What Happened in April 1730

Historical Events

  • Apr 8 Congregation Shearith Israel opens the 1st North American synagogue in New York City on Mill Street in Lower Manhattan

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 25 Fedele Fenaroli, Italian composer, born in Lanciano, Italy (d. 1818)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 21 Jan Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79