What Happened in April 1744

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 18 Pieter 't Hoen, Dutch journalist and patriot (Neder-Rhijn), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Apr 22 James Sullivan, 7th Governor of Massachusetts (1807-08), born in Berwick, Province of Massachusetts Bay (d. 1808)

Famous Deaths

Anders Celsius

Apr 25 Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (proposed the Celsius temperature scale), dies at 42