On This Day

What Happened in April 1733

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 2 Giacomo Tritto, Italian composer, born in Altamura, Italy (d. 1824)
  • Apr 15 Johann Heinrich Zang, German composer and organist, born in Zella St Blasii, Germany (d. 1811)
  • Apr 27 Josef Gottlieb K√∂lreuter, German Botanist who pioneered the study of plant hybrids, especially among the tobacco plants, born in Sulz am Neckar, Germany (d. 1806)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 19 Elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England