On This Day

What Happened in April 1653

Historical Events

Historic Event

Apr 20 Oliver Cromwell routes English parliament to house

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 2 Prince George of Denmark, Prince Consort of Anne of England, born in Copenhagen Castle, Denmark (d. 1708)

Famous Weddings

Jan Vermeer

Apr 5 Dutch painter Jan Vermeer marries Catharina Bolenes in Schipluiden