On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1588

Historical Events

  • Christian IV succeeds Frederick II as king of Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick II, King of Denmark and Norway (1559-88), dies at 53
1588 Highlights

About April 4, 1588

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 432 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries