On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1618

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


BattleExecution

English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against King James I of England

Explorer Walter Raleigh
Explorer
Walter Raleigh
King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI

Famous Deaths


BattleWalter Raleigh

Walter Raleigh, English scholar, poet, historian and explorer, beheaded for treason at about 64

Explorer Walter Raleigh
Explorer
Walter Raleigh