On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1628

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism

Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II
Holy Roman Emperor
Ferdinand II

Famous Deaths

  • Francesco Gonzaga, Italian composer, dies at 37
1628 Highlights

About August 1, 1628

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 392 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo