What Happened in 1624

  • S 1
  • S 2
  • M 3
  • T 4
  • W 5
  • T 6
  • F 7
  • S 8
  • S 9
  • M 10
  • T 11
  • W 12
  • T 13
  • F 14
  • S 15
  • S 16
  • M 17
  • T 18
  • W 19
  • T 20
  • F 21
  • S 22
  • S 23
  • M 24
  • T 25
  • W 26
  • T 27
  • F 28
  • S 29
  • S 30

Historical Events

  • Jan 28 Sir Thomas Warner founds the first English colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts.
  • Feb 12 English "Happy Parliament commenced
  • Mar 10 England declares war on Spain
  • May 3 Spanish silver fleet sails to Panama
  • May 7 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru
  • May 8 Hungarian King Bethlen Gabor & Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Vienna
  • May 10 Dutch admirals Jacob Willekens & Piet Heyn conquer Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)
  • May 13 Admiral Hermites' fleet blockade Lima, Peru
  • Jun 8 Earthquake strikes Peru
  • Jun 10 Netherlands & France sign anti-Spanish Treaty of Compiègne
More Historical Events

Did You Know?

1st submarine publicly tested in London on the Thames for King James I

On September 12, 1624


World Leaders in 1624

Famous People Born in 1624

  • Jan 3 William Tucker, 1st African American child born in America
  • Jan 9 Empress Meishō (d. 1696)
  • Jan 30 Arnold Geulincx, South Netherland, philosopher (About Virtue)
  • Mar 21 Francois Roberday, composer
  • Jun 2 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96)
More Famous Birthdays

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 12 George Heriot, Scottish goldsmith and philanthropist (b. 1563)
  • Feb 13 Stephen Gosson, English satirist (b. 1554)
  • Feb 17 Juan de Mariana, Spanish historian (b. 1536)
  • Feb 21 Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28
  • Jun 7 Anne of Saint Bartolomaeus, Flemish nun/monk/saint, dies at 74
More Famous Deaths