On This Day

What Happened in April 1623

Historical Events

  • Apr 29 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 23 Jan Adam Reincken, Dutch-German composer, born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1722)
  • Apr 27 Johann Adam Reincken, German organist and composer, born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1722)
  • Apr 30 François de Laval, French clergyman, 1st Roman Catholic bishop of Québec, and saint, born in Montigny-sur-Avre, Kingdom of France (d. 1708)