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What Happened on May 16, 1609

Famous Birthdays

  • Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands, Cardinal of the Holy Catholic Church and military commander during the Thirty Years' War, born in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain (d. 1641)
1609 Highlights

About May 16, 1609

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 411 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus