On This Day

What Happened in January 1606

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 28 Carolus Gallus [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer, pastor and vicar, dies at 85
  • Jan 30 Everard Digby, English conspirator (b. 1578)

ExecutionGuy Fawkes

Jan 31 Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator who was convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot" to blow up the British Parliament, hanged at 35