On This Day

April 1676 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 18 Sudbury, Massachusetts, attacked by Indians
  • Apr 22 Battle of Etna - Netherlands and Spain vs France, M de Ruyter fatally wounded

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 17 Frederik I, van Hessen Kassel, King of Sweden (1720-51), born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1751)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 5 John Winthrop, the Younger, American politician (b. 1606)
  • Apr 8 Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Empress consort of Germany, dies at 22
  • Apr 29 Michiel A. de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69