On This Day

What Happened in April 1529

Historical Events

  • Apr 19 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism
  • Apr 22 Treaty of Saragosa: Spain and Portugal divide eastern hemisphere

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 3 Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer, born in Joachimsthal, Bohemia (d. 1581)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 16 Louis de Berquin, French humanist/reformer/heretic, burned at stake
  • Apr 19 John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55