On This Day

What Happened in April 1570

Historical Events

  • Apr 14 Polish Calvinists, Lutherians and Hernhutters unify against Jesuits
  • Apr 24 Battles between Spanish troops & followers of Sultan Suleiman

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGuy Fawkes

Apr 13 Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator who was convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot" to blow up the British Parliament, born in York, England (d. 1606)

English Catholic Conspirator Guy Fawkes
English Catholic Conspirator
Guy Fawkes