On This Day

What Happened in April 1677

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Apr 11 Battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince 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)