On This Day

What Happened in April 1574

Historical Events

  • Apr 14 Battle of Mookerhei - D'Avila beats Louis of Nassau

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 14 Christoffel Palts, German general strategist, dies in battle
  • Apr 14 Hendrik, count of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies in battle
  • Apr 14 Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies in battle at 35
  • Apr 17 Joachim Camerarius [Liebhard Kammerer], German classical scholar, dies at 74
  • Apr 21 Cosimo de Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54