What Happened in April 1516

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Historical Events

  • Apr 6 A Willaert installed as singer of cardinal Ippolito I d'Este
  • Apr 10 1st Jewish ghetto established: Venice compels Jews to live in a specific area

CommunicationGerman Beer Purity Law

Apr 23 Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria endorses "The German Beer Purity Law" (Reinheitsgebot) and adds to it standards for the sale of beer


Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 23 Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 25 John Yonge, English diplomat (b. 1467)