On This Day

What Happened in April 1756

Historical Events

  • Apr 14 Governor Glen of South Carolina protests against 900 Acadia indians

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 7 Charles Felix, King of Sardina (1821-31)
  • Apr 8 Joseph Gehot, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1820)
  • Apr 13 Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, born in Hôtel de Condé, Paris (d. 1830)
  • Apr 23 Alexander Reinagle, English-American composer, born in Portsmouth, England (d. 1809)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 10 Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, dies at 94
  • Apr 15 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, German composer, dies at 29
  • Apr 16 Jacques Cassini, French astronomer, dies at 79