On This Day

What Happened in August 1625

Historical Events

  • Aug 6 Earl Earnest Casimir appointed as viceroy of Groningen
  • Aug 16 Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 13 Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician and physicist, born in Roskilde, Denmark (d. 1698)
  • Aug 14 Fran├žois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris, born in Paris (d. 1695)
  • Aug 20 Thomas Corneille, French playwright (Timocrates), born in Rouen, France (d. 1709)