On This Day

What Happened in April 1773

Historical Events

  • Apr 27 British Parliament passes Tea Act (Boston won't like this)

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 6 James Mill, Scottish philosopher and historian (History of British India), born in Angus, Scotland (d. 1836)
  • Apr 9 √Čtienne Aignan, French writer, born in Beaugency, France (d. 1824
  • Apr 22 Jean Victor de Constant Rebecque, Swiss-Dutch army leader, born in Gen√®ve, Republic of Geneva (d. 1850)
  • Apr 24 Harman W. Muntinghe, Dutch lawyer and colonial director, born in Amsterdam (d. 1827)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 19 Florian Johann Deller, Austrian composer, dies at 43