On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1609

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Bennett, English Colonial Governor of Virginia, born in Wiveliscombe, Somerset (d. 1675)
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About August 6, 1609

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 411 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo