On This Day

April 1761 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 5 Sybil Ludington, American revolutionary heroine (rode to alert militia), born in Kent, New York (d. 1839)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 4 Théodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler, dies at 38
  • Apr 9 William Law, British minister and theologian (b. 1686)
  • Apr 15 Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, Scottish politician, dies at 78
  • Apr 15 William Oldys, English antiquarian & bibliographer, dies at b64
  • Apr 17 Thomas Bayes, English mathematician