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April 1759 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 8 British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India
  • Apr 13 French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen

Birthdays in History


Person of interestMary Wollstonecraft

Apr 27 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, English writer and feminist (A Vindication of the Rights of Woman), mother of Mary Shelley, born in London (d. 1797)

Author and Women's Rights Advocate Mary Wollstonecraft
Author and Women's Rights Advocate
Mary Wollstonecraft