On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1656

Famous Deaths

  • Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter, dies at 65
  • Jan van Goyen, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 60
1656 Highlights

About April 27, 1656

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 365 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus