On This Day

April 1645 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 2 Robert Devereux resigns as parliament supreme commander
  • Apr 3 English Long Parliament passes the Self-Denying Ordinance, limiting regional armies, significant step toward New Model Army
  • Apr 7 Michael Cardozo becomes 1st Jewish lawyer in Brazil

Deaths in History

  • Apr 19 Anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51