On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1605

Historical Events

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Controversial play "Eastward Hoe" by Ben Jonson, George Chapman, and John Marston is performed, landing two of the authors in prison.

Playwright and Poet Ben Jonson
Playwright and Poet
Ben Jonson

1605 Highlights

About January 13, 1605

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 416 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn