On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1682

  • Apr 15 John van Huysum, Dutch painter (flowers/fruit)
  • Apr 16 John Hadley, English mathematician and inventor (octant), born in Bloomsbury, London (d. 1744)
  • Apr 22 Willem Ignatius Kerricx, Flemish architect, sculptor and painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1745)