What Happened in April 1612

Historical Events

  • Apr 11 Last public burning at the stake in England - Edward Wrightman for heresy in Lichfield

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 11 Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher, burnt at the stake in Lichfield for heresy (b. 1566)
  • Apr 13 Sasaki KojirĊ, Japanese samurai, dies at 27
  • Apr 18 Emanuel Van Meteren, Flemish merchant & historian, dies at 76