On This Day

What Happened in April 1701

Historical Events

Gregory Conquers Julius Caesar

Apr 29 Drenthe, Netherlands, adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 27 Charles Emanuel III of Savoy, King of Sardinia, born in Turin (d. 1773)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 4 Joseph Haines, entertainer and author
  • Apr 21 Asano Naganori, Japanese warlord (daimyƍ), dies at 33