On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1617

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohn Napier

John Napier, Scottish mathematician and inventor (logarithms), dies from effects of gout at 67

Mathematician John Napier
John Napier

1617 Highlights

About April 4, 1617

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 404 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries