On This Day

What Happened in April 1643

Historical Events

  • Apr 27 Tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez" premieres in Madrid

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Christian Demelius, composer
  • Apr 5 Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lorraine and Austrian fieldmarshal, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1690)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 4 Simon Episcopius [Bisschop], Dutch theologist, dies at 60
  • Apr 20 Christoph Demantius, German composer, dies at 75