On This Day

What Happened in April 1691

Historical Events

  • Apr 9 French troops occupy Mons

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 9 Johann Matthias Gesner, German classical scholar, born in Roth, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1761)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 3 Jean Petitot, Swiss enamel painter (b. 1608)
  • Apr 23 Jean-Henri D'Anglebert, composer, dies