On This Day

What Happened in April 1735

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 2 Christian Gotthilf Tag, German composer, born in Beierfeld, Germany (d. 1811)
  • Apr 2 Franz Volrath Buttstett, German composer, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1814)
  • Apr 11 Pierre Nicolas La Houssaye, French violinist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1818)
  • Apr 13 Isaac Low, American delegate to the Continental Congress, born in Piscataway, Province of New Jersey, British America (d. 1791)
  • Apr 23 Ildephons Haas, German composer, born in Offenburg, Germany (d. 1791)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 5 William Derham, English clergyman, natural theologian and scientist, dies at 77
  • Apr 5 Samuel Wesley, English poet (b. 1662)
  • Apr 8 Francis II Rákóczi, Hungarian nobleman and leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburg, dies at 59