On This Day

What Happened in April 1754

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 9 Antonio Frantisek Becvarovsky, Czech composer, born in Mlada Boleslav, Bohemia (d. 1823)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 2 Thomas Carte, English historian (b. 1686)
  • Apr 9 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher, dies at 75
  • Apr 15 Jacopo Riccati, Italian mathematician (Riccati equation), dies at 77
  • Apr 28 Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Italian Rococo painter of religious subjects and genre scenes (Fortune Teller), dies at 72