On This Day

What Happened in April 1603

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 5 New English King James I (James VI of Scotland) departs Edinburgh for London

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 3 William Smith, British composer, born in Durham (d. 1645)
  • Apr 19 Michel le Tellier, French statesman, born in Paris (d. 1685)
  • Apr 26 Francesco Nigetti, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1681)