On This Day

What Happened in July 1620

Historical Events

  • Jul 31 Pilgrim Fathers depart Leiden, Netherlands for England on their way to America

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 21 Jean Picard, French astronomer, born in La Fl├Ęche, France (d. 1682)
  • Jul 29 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat