On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1783

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Catherine II of Russia annexes the Crimea

Empress of Russia Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great

Famous Birthdays

  • John Claudius Loudon, Scottish horticulturist, born in Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1843)
1783 Highlights

About April 8, 1783

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 237 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries