On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1626

Historical Events

  • Peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Lake, English Bishop of Bath and Wells, and translator of the King James Bible, dies at 56
1626 Highlights

About May 4, 1626

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 394 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus