What Happened on October 29, 1618

Historical Events


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

Famous Deaths

Walter RaleighWalter Raleigh (c. 1552-1618)

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

1618 Highlights

About October 29, 1618

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 404 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio