On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1618

Historical Events

  • Second Defenestration of Prague: Two Catholic Lords Regent and their secretary are thrown out of a window and amazingly are not seriously injured by the 70 foot (21m) fall. Triggers the Thirty Years' War.
1618 Highlights

About May 23, 1618

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 402 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini