On This Day

April 1762 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 5 British take Grenada, West Indies, from French

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 10 Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist, born in Bologna (d. 1834)
  • Apr 14 Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect and archaeologist, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1839)
  • Apr 29 Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, French marshal, born in Limoges, France (d. 1833)