Birthdays in History in April 1783

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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 E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)
  • Apr 29 David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting)