On This Day

What Happened in April 1603

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 3 William Smith, British composer of Anglican scared choral works, baptized in Durham, England (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)