On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1611

Historical Events

Historic Event

Trial of Hungarian aristocrat Elizabeth Báthory for killing and torturing hundreds of young women, later sentenced to house arrest for the rest of her life

Famous Birthdays

  • James Harrington, English political author (Commonwealth of Oceans)
1611 Highlights

About January 7, 1611

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 411 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn