On This Day

April 1582 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 3 Francis of Valois, Duke of Anjou honored as Duke of Gelre, Earl of Zutphen
  • Apr 16 Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta in Argentina

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 8 Phineas Fletcher, English poet, born in Cranbrook (d. 1650)