On This Day

What Happened in April 1564

Historical Events

  • Apr 11 England & France sign Peace of Troyes
  • Apr 11 Liege prince-bishop Robert van Bergen resigns

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 26 William Shakespeare is baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England


Famous Birthdays


Person of interestWilliam Shakespeare

Apr 23 William Shakespeare, English Poet and playwright (Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth), born in Stratford upon Avon, (d. 1616) traditionally regarded as his birthdate,