On This Day

What Happened in July 1603

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 17 English explorer Walter Raleigh is arrested by forces of King James I of England

Explorer Walter Raleigh
Explorer
Walter Raleigh
King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 11 Kenelm Digby, English philosopher and diplomat, born in Gayhurst, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1665)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 4 Philippus the Monte, priest/bandmaster/composer, dies at 82