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April 1738 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 18 Real Academia de la Historia ("Royal Academy of History") founded in Madrid

Birthdays in History


Person of interestWilliam Cavendish-Bentinck

Apr 14 William Cavendish-Bentinck, British 3rd Duke of Portland, Whig Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1783, 1807-09), born in Nottinghamshire, (d. 1809)

British Prime Minister William Cavendish-Bentinck
British Prime Minister
William Cavendish-Bentinck
  • Apr 16 Henry Clinton, British army officer and politician, born in Newfoundland, British Canada (d. 1795)