On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1610

Historical Events


Henry IV of France is assassinated by fanatical Catholic Fran├žois Ravaillac who stabs him to death in the streets of Paris

Famous Deaths

AssassinationHenry IV of France

Henry IV, 1st Bourbon King of Navarra (1572-1610) and France (1589-1610), assassinated at 56

1610 Highlights

About May 14, 1610

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 411 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus