On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1624

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

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

Dutch Admiral and Privateer Piet Heyn
Dutch Admiral and Privateer
Piet Heyn

1624 Highlights

About May 10, 1624

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 397 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus