On This Day

What Happened in January 1607

Historical Events

  • Jan 13 The Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain
  • Jan 19 San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed; the oldest church in the Philippines
  • Jan 30 Massive flooding in England destroys around 200 square miles of coastline and results in approximately 2,000 casualties

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 10 Isaac Jogues, French Jesuit missionary & martyr, born in OrlĂ©ans, France (d. 1646)
  • Jan 31 James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby