On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1652

Historical Events

Cape Colony Founded

Cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in South Africa, established by Dutch East India Company under Jan van Riebeeck

1652 Highlights

About April 6, 1652

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 369 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries