On This Day

April 1690 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 22 John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville (C) and English chief minister (1722-42), born in Westminster, Middlesex, England (d. 1763)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 18 Charles V, Duke of Lorraine & Austrian field marshal, dies at 47
  • Apr 25 David Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79