What Happened in April 1662

Historical Events

  • Apr 23 Connecticut chartered as an English colony
  • Apr 27 Netherlands & France sign military covenant

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 26 Maria Luisa of Orleans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1689)
  • Apr 30 Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 4 Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57
  • Apr 4 Leonhart Kern, German sculptor, dies at about 73
  • Apr 14 William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (b. 1582)
  • Apr 20 Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies
  • Apr 22 John Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies