On This Day

April 1660 in History

Events in History


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Apr 4 English King Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • Apr 23 Treaty of Oliwa is established between Sweden and Poland

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 16 Hans Sloane, Irish physician, naturalist and collector (provided foundation of the British Museum), born in Killyleagh, Ulster, Ireland (d. 1753)
  • Apr 24 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter and engraver, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1704)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 25 Henry Hammond, English churchman, dies at 54
  • Apr 26 Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, German princess & consort of Brandenburg as the wife of George William, dies at 62
  • Apr 30 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84