On This Day

What Happened in April 1677

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Apr 11 Battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince William III

King of England William III
King of England
William III
  • Apr 22 Battle at Catania: between French & Dutch fleet
  • Apr 26 Emperor Leopold I forms University of Innsbruck

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 25 Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly), born in Lyon, France (d. 1746)