What Happened on April 1, 1778

Historical Events

  • New Orleans businessman Oliver Pollock creates the "$" symbol

Famous Weddings

Phillis Wheatley

American poet Phillis Wheatley (24) weds grocer and advocate for black rights John Peters

1778 Highlights

About April 1, 1778

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries