On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1623

Historical Events

  • Maffeo Barberini elected Pope Urban VIII

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Hathaway, wife of English playwright William Shakespeare, dies aged 66 or 67
1623 Highlights

About August 6, 1623

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 398 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo