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What Happened on July 29, 1609

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs at Ticonderoga, New York setting the stage for French-Iroquois conflicts for the next 150 years

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain

1609 Highlights

About July 29, 1609

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 411 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo