On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1597

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor" is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance

Playwright William Shakespeare
Playwright
William Shakespeare
Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I

1597 Highlights

About April 23, 1597

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 423 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus