April

1 April
1917

1973

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2 April
1964

1995

2006

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3 April
1043

1983

1994

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4 April
1406

  • Death of Robert III, king of Scots
1976

2004

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5 April
1406

  • Accession of James I, king of Scots
1827

1930

  • Gandhi reached the Indian Ocean at the end of the Dandi March

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6 April
1199

  • Death of Richard I, king of England
1909

1930

1997

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7 April
1366

  • Birth of Henry IV, king of England
1891

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8 April
1838

1892

1960

  • The Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC) and the African National Congress (ANC) were banned in South Africa following the Sharpeville Massacre of 21 March
1965

2007

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9 April
1413

  • Coronation of Henry V, king of England
1483

  • Death of Edward IV, king of England
  • Accession of Edward V, king of England
1806

1946

  • Birth of Les Gray, British musician (Mud)
2006

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10 April
1512

  • Birth of James V, king of Scots
1689

  • Coronation of William III (II) and Mary II as king and queen of England
1871

  • P. T. Barnum‘s Grand Travelling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan and Circus, known as “The Greatest Show on Earth”, opened in Brooklyn
1953

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11 April
1471

  • Restoration of Edward IV, king of England
1689

  • Accession of William III (II) and Mary II as king and queen of Scots
1963

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12 April
1957

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13 April
1598

  • The Edict of Nantes was issued, bringing the French Wars of Religion to an end
1956

1967

1986

1997

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14 April
1966

1985

1996

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15 April
1053

  • Death of Earl Godwine, father of Harold II, king of England
1965

1973

2007

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16 April
1954

2006

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17 April
1953

1994

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18 April
1775

1976

2004

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19 April
1390

  • Death of Robert II, king of Scots
1987

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20 April
1390

  • Accession of Robert III, king of Scots
1986

1997

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21 April
1509

  • Death of Henry VII, king of England
1926

  • Birth of Elizabeth II, queen of the United Kingdom

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22 April
1509

  • Accession of Henry VIII, king of England
1965

2007

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23 April
1016

1661

  • Coronation of Charles II as king of England
1685

  • Coronation of James II (VII) as king of England
1702

  • Coronation of Anne as queen of England
1964

2006

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24 April
1953

1966

1983

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25 April
1058

  • Inauguration of Malcolm III, king of Scots
1284

  • Birth of Edward II, king of England
1599

  • Birth of Oliver Cromwell, lord protector of England, Scotland and Ireland
1993

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27 April
1124

  • Death of Alexander I, king of Scots
  • Accession of David I, king of Scots
1967

1975

2002

  • The last telemetric data was received from the Pioneer 10 spacecraft
2003

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28 April
1442

  • Birth of Edward IV, king of England
1820

1966

1974

1985

1996

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29 April
1955

1984

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30 April
1662

  • Birth of Mary II, queen of England and Scots
1954

1995

2006

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