On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1776

Historical Events

  • Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang" premieres in Leipzig

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestSophie Germain

Sophie Germain, French mathematician, born in Paris, France (d. 1831)

Mathematician Sophie Germain
Sophie Germain

1776 Highlights

About April 1, 1776

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries