April 1799 in History

Events in History

Battle of Interest

Apr 16 Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Mount Tabor - Napoleon drives Ottoman Turks across the River Jordan near Acre

  • Apr 20 Friedrich von Schiller's "Wallensteins Tod" premieres in Weimar

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 12 Henri Druey, Swiss politician and a founding father of constitutional democracy in Switzerland, born in Faoug, Switzerland (d. 1855)
  • Apr 22 Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille, French physician and physiologist (blood pressure), born in Paris (d. 1869)

Weddings in History

Henry Clay

Apr 11 Politician Henry Clay (21) weds Lucretia Hart in Lexington, Kentucky

Deaths in History

  • Apr 17 Richard Jupp, English architect (East India House) (b. 1728)