On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1793

Day of the Week: Monday

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 and geographer (b. 1718)