On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1620

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Astronomer Johannes Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft

Astronomer Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle at Ponts-the-Ce, Poitou: French king Louis XIII defeats his mother Marie de Medici

King of France Louis XIII
King of France
Louis XIII

1620 Highlights

About August 7, 1620

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 400 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo