On This Day

What Happened in April 1653

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 20 Oliver Cromwell routes English parliament to house

English Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell
English Military and Political Leader
Oliver Cromwell

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 5 Dutch painter Jan Vermeer marries Catharina Bolenes in Schipluiden

Painter Jan Vermeer
Painter
Jan Vermeer