On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1539

Famous Birthdays

  • Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter (Strasbourg astronomical clock), born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland (d. 1584)

Famous Deaths

  • George the Bearded, Duke of Saxony (1500-39), dies at 67
1539 Highlights

About April 17, 1539

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 481 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries