What Happened in April 1684

Historical Events

  • Apr 25 Patent granted for thimble

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 15 Catherine I, Empress of Russia (1725-27), born in Višķi, Daugavpils Municipality (d. 1727)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 5 William Brouncker, English mathematician (Brouncker's formula) and the 1st President of the Royal Society, dies at around 64
  • Apr 18 Gonzales Coques, Flemish painter, dies at 69