On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1793

Historical Events

  • Bank of England issues first £5 note

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, German-Russian astronomer, born in Altona, Hamburg (d. 1864)

Famous Deaths

  • Ignacije Szentmartony, Croatian Jesuit missionary & geographer, dies at 74
1793 Highlights

About April 15, 1793

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries