On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1609

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Company to find a passage to Asia

Explorer Henry Hudson
Explorer
Henry Hudson

Famous Deaths

  • Olaus Martini, Swedish Archbishop of Uppsala (b. 1557)
1609 Highlights

About March 25, 1609

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 411 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries