Birthdays in History in April 1783

Birthdays in History

Person of interestWashington Irving

Apr 3 Washington Irving, American writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow), born in NYC, New York (d. 1859)

  • Apr 8 John Claudius, horticulturist, born in London, England
  • Apr 10 Hortense de Beauharnais, French Queen of Holland (1806-10), born in Paris (d. 1837)
  • Apr 29 David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting)