On This Day

What Happened in April 1635

Historical Events

  • Apr 23 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
  • Apr 28 Virginia Governor John Harvey accused of treason and removed from office

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 16 Frans van Mieris the Elder, Dutch painter, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1681)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 13 Fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon, dies at 62
  • Apr 25 Alessandro Tassoni, Italian political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69