On This Day

What Happened in April 1636

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 29 Prince Frederick Henry occupies Schenkenschans fortress after a nine-month siege during the Dutch Revolt

Prince of Orange Frederick Henry
Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 29 Esaias Reusner, German lutenist and composer, born in Lwówek Śląski, Poland (d. 1679)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 18 Julius Caesar, English lawyer & judge, dies at 78