On This Day

What Happened in April 1594

Historical Events

  • Apr 15 Fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague)

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 20 Matthäus Appelt, German composer, born in Neustadt, Silesia (d. 1648)
  • Apr 24 Benedikt Lechler, German composer, born in Füssen, Germany (d. 1659)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 29 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer