On This Day

What Happened in April 1757

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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 Schall, Danish violinist and composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1835)