On This Day

April 1651 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 6 AndrĂ© Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)
  • Apr 10 Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (Tschirnhaus transformation), born in Kieslingswalde, Margraviate Upper Lusatia, Saxony (d. 1708)
  • Apr 21 Joseph Vaz, Oratorian priest and missionary in Ceylon, born in Benaulim, Goa, Portuguese India (d. 1711)
  • Apr 30 Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest and saint of the Catholic Church, born in Reims, Champagne, Kingdom of France (d. 1719)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 7 Lennart Torstenson, Swedish soldier and engineer (b. 1603)