On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1783

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

William Cavendish-Bentinck becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain after an opposition coalition of Henry Fox and Frederick North forces William Petty to resign

British Prime Minister William Cavendish-Bentinck
British Prime Minister
William Cavendish-Bentinck
British Prime Minister William Petty
British Prime Minister
William Petty

1783 Highlights

About April 2, 1783

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 237 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries