On This Day

What Happened in April 1757

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 6 British King George II dismisses minister William Pitt the Elder, Secretary of State for the Southern Department

British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner) William Pitt the Elder
British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner)
William Pitt the Elder
King of Great Britain and Ireland George II
King of Great Britain and Ireland
George II

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 3 Ferenc Verseghy, Hungarian poet and composer, born in Szolnok, Hungary (d. 1822)
  • Apr 6 Alessandro Rolla, composer
  • Apr 9 Wojciech Boguslawski, Polish composer, born in Glinno, PoznaƄ County, Poland (d. 1829)
  • Apr 28 Claus Nielsen Schali, Danish violinist and composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1835)