On This Day

What Happened in April 1745

Historical Events

  • Apr 22 Austria & Bavaria sign Peace Treaty of Füssen, ending Bavaria's participation (on the French side) in the War of the Austrian Succession

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 7 Georg Druschetzky, composer
  • Apr 20 Philippe Pinel, French physician (the father of modern psychiatry), born in Jonquières, France (d. 1826)
  • Apr 29 Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800), born in Windsor, Connecticut, British America (d. 1807)