On This Day

What Happened in April 1765

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver (d. 1810)
  • Apr 28 Sylvestre Fran├žois Lacroix, French mathematician, born in Paris (d. 1834)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 5 Edward Young, English poet (Love of Fame), dies at 81
  • Apr 15 Mikhail Lomonosov, Russian scholar & poet, dies at 53
  • Apr 20 Abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (b. 1674)