On This Day

What Happened in April 1630

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 28 Charles Cotton, English poet and writer, born in Alstonefield, Staffordshire, England (d. 1687)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 17 Christian I, German Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg who led an army of 21,000 Bohemians at the Battle of White Mountain, dies at 61
  • Apr 29 Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552)
  • Apr 30 Ercole Porta, Italian composer, dies at 44