On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1748

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, French botanist (Classification of flowering plants), born in Lyon, France (d. 1836)

Famous Deaths

  • William Kent, English sculptor/architect (Kensington Palace), dies
1748 Highlights

About April 12, 1748

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 272 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries