On This Day

April 1705 in History

Events in History


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Apr 16 Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College, Cambridge

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton
Queen of England Anne Stuart
Queen of England
Anne Stuart
  • Apr 23 Richard Steele's play "Tender Husband" premieres in London

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 12 William Cookworthy, English chemist, born in Kingsbridge, Devon (d. 1780)