On This Day

What Happened in April 1646

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 27 King Charles I flees Oxford

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 4 Antoine Galland, French orientalist and archaeologist, born in Rolot, France (d. 1715)
  • Apr 15 Christian V, King of Denmark and Norway, born in Duborg Castle, Flensburg (d. 1699)
  • Apr 15 Pierre Poiret, French mystic, born in Metz, France (d. 1719)
  • Apr 16 Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect, born in Paris (d. 1708)
  • Apr 20 Charles Plumier, French botanist (Frangipani genus Plumeria is named after him), born in Marseille, France (d. 1704)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 10 Santino Solari, Swiss architect and sculptor (b. 1576)