On This Day

What Happened in April 1620

Famous Birthdays

Marguerite Bourgeoys

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

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