What Happened in April 1690

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 22 John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42), born in Westminster, Middlesex, England (d. 1763)
  • Apr 25 Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, German composer, born in Passau, Germany (d. 1770)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 12 Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer, dies at 71
  • Apr 18 Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lorraine and Austrian fieldmarshal, dies at 47
  • Apr 25 David Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79