On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1619

Historical Events

  • Dutch jurist and scholar Hugo Grotius sentenced to life in prison in Loevestein Castle in the Netherlands (later escapes in a book chest)
1619 Highlights

About May 18, 1619

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 403 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus