On This Day

What Happened in May 1624

Historical Events

  • May 3 Spanish silver fleet sails to Panama
  • May 7 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru

Treaty of Interest

May 8 Hungarian King Bethlen Gabor & Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Vienna

Victory in Battle

May 10 Dutch admirals Jacob Willekens and Piet Heyn conquer Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)

  • May 13 Dutch Admiral Hermites' Nassau fleet blockades Lima, Peru