On This Day

What Happened in April 1551

Historical Events

  • Apr 11 English premier John Dudley appointed Duke of Northumberland
  • Apr 20 John Dudley becomes Earl Marshal of England

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 6 Joachim Vadianus, Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen, dies at 66
  • Apr 21 Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)