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What Happened on August 10, 1628

Historical Events


Sinking ShipThe Sinking of the Vasa

Swedish warship Vasa sinks in Stockholm, killing 30

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Swedish warship Vasa sinking in Stockholm harbor
Swedish warship Vasa sinking in Stockholm harbor
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Famous Deaths

  • Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned
1628 Highlights

About August 10, 1628

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 392 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo