On This Day

What Happened in April 1663

Historical Events

  • Apr 1 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)

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Apr 6 King Charles II signs Carolina Charter

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • Apr 18 Osman declares war on Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 7 Francis Cooke, Mayflower pilgrim (b. c. 1583)
  • Apr 25 Heinrich Pape, German composer and organist, dies at 53