On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1605

Historical Events

  • The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, British colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675)
1605 Highlights

About August 8, 1605

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 415 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo