On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1724

  • Apr 12 Lyman Hall, American physician and signer (Declaration of Independence), born in Wallingford, Connecticut (d. 1790)

Person of interestImmanuel Kant

Apr 22 Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason), born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1804)

Philosopher Immanuel Kant
Philosopher
Immanuel Kant
  • Apr 27 Colonel Thomas Gardner, American heroic political figure and soldier, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1775)