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What Happened on August 7, 1606

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Possible first performance of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, performed in the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace for King James I

Playwright William Shakespeare
Playwright
William Shakespeare
King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI

1606 Highlights

About August 7, 1606

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 414 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo