On This Day

What Happened in May 1616

Historical Events

  • May 3 Treaty of Loudun ends French civil war

Famous Birthdays

  • May 19 Johann Jakob Froberger, German singer, organist, and composer,baptized in Stuttgart, Duchy of W├╝rttemberg (now Germany) (d. 1667)
  • May 24 John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale, born in Lethington Castle, East Lothian, Scotland (d. 1682)