What Happened in April 1660

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 4 English King Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • Apr 23 Treaty of Oliwa is established between Sweden and Poland
  • Apr 25 English Convention Parliament meets and votes to restore Charles II

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 6 Johann Kuhnau, German composer and writer, born in Geising (d. 1722)
  • Apr 16 Hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum)
  • Apr 19 Sebastian Duron, composer
  • Apr 24 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver
  • Apr 29 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 25 Henry Hammond, English churchman, dies at 54
  • Apr 30 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84