On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1848

  • Apr 7 Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1930)
  • Apr 9 Helene Lange, German feminist (honoured with the Grand Prussian State Medal), born in Oldenburg, Germany (d. 1930)
  • Apr 12 José Gautier Benítez, Puerto Rican poet, born in Caguas, Puerto Rico (d. 1880)
  • Apr 16 Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian social reformer from Andhra Pradesh, born in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India (d. 1919)
  • Apr 27 Otto I of Bavaria, King of Bavaria (1886-1913), born in The Residence, Munich (d. 1916)
  • Apr 29 Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter, born in Kilimanoor, Travancore (d. 1906)