On This Day

What Happened in April 1671

Historical Events

  • Apr 14 Cossacks capture Russian peasant leader Stenka Razin

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Apr 22 King Charles II sits in on English parliament

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • Apr 30 Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed.

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 6 Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)
  • Apr 21 John Law, Scottish economist and author (Money and Trade Considered), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1729)