On This Day

What Happened in April 1763

Historical Events

Historic Event

Apr 30 Member of Parliament and journalist John Wilkes confined in the Tower of London, charged with seditious libel

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 2 Giacomo Gotifredo Ferrari, Italian composer, baptized in Rovereto, Italy (d. 1842)
  • Apr 7 Domenico Dragonetti, Italian composer and double bass player, born in Venice, Republic of Venice (now Italy) (d. 1846)