On This Day

Famous People Born in 1603

  • Jan 27 Harbottle Grimston, English politician (d. 1685)
  • Mar 18 Simon Bradstreet, Massachusetts Bay colonist (d. 1693)
  • Apr 3 William Smith, British composer, born in Durham (d. 1645)
  • Apr 19 Michel le Tellier, French statesman, born in Paris (d. 1685)
  • Apr 26 Francesco Nigetti, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1681)
  • Jun 17 Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint, born in Copertino, Apulia, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1663)
  • Jul 11 Kenelm Digby, English philosopher and diplomat, born in Gayhurst, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1665)
  • Nov 16 Augustyn Kordecki, Polish prior, born in Iwanowice, Kalisz, Poland (d. 1673)

Person of interestRoger Williams

Dec 21 Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist, born in London, England (d. 1684)

Theologian and Colonist Roger Williams
Theologian and Colonist
Roger Williams