On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1783

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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)