What Happened in April 1743

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestThomas Jefferson

Apr 13 Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States (1801-09), born in Albemarle County, Virginia (d. 1826)

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson
  • Apr 24 Edmund Cartwright, English inventor (power loom), born in Marnham, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1823)
  • Apr 30 Robert Jasper van de Capellen, master of Marsch/politician

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 4 Daniel Neal, English historian, dies at 64
  • Apr 16 Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, Dutch lawyer (Roman law), dies at 69
  • Apr 29 Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, French writer (b. 1658)
  • Apr 30 Pedro de Peralta y Barnuevo, Peruvian poet (Obras Dramaticas), dies at 79