On This Day

What Happened in April 1749

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Apr 27 First performance of George Frideric Handel's Fireworks Music in Green Park, London


Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 13 Frederik Sigismund van Bylandt, Dutch count and vice-admiral, born in Wageningen, Netherlands (d. 1828)
  • Apr 21 Johann Michael Malzat, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1787)