23rd APRiL ~ HISTORY ON THIS DAY

April 23rd ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1564 : William Shakespeare born : The great English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-on-Avon on the 23rd April 1564. It is not certain the exact day on which he was born, but church records show that he was baptized on the 26th April, and 3 days was a customary amount of time to wait before baptizing a newborn. Shakespeare’s date of death is conclusively known as the 23rd April 1616, at the age of 52 years old, where he had retired to Stratford 3 years earlier. | & more about history on this day in the video…