On This Day

What Happened in April 1622

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 5 Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (Viviani's theorem), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1703)
  • Apr 7 Louise Hollandine, daughter of King Frederik V & Elizabeth Stuart
  • Apr 17 Henry Vaughan, English poet (Silex Scintillans), born in Newton St. Bridget, Brecknockshire, Wales (d. 1695)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 24 Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Swiss friar, martyr, and saint, dies at 44