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What Happened in April 1620

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMarguerite Bourgeoys

Apr 17 Marguerite Bourgeoys, French founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (first Canadian saint), born in Troyes, France (d. 1700)

First Canadian Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys
First Canadian Saint
Marguerite Bourgeoys
  • Apr 24 John Graunt, English statistician, founder of science of demography, born in London (d. 1674)