On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1775

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Opera "Il RĂ© Pastore" (The Shepherd King) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is first produced in Salzburg

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJ. M. W. Turner

J. M. W. Turner, English landscape painter (Shipwreck, Rain, Steam and Speed), born in Covent Garden, London (d. 1851)

Romantic Painter J. M. W. Turner
Romantic Painter
J. M. W. Turner
1775 Highlights

About April 23, 1775

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus