On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1628

Famous Deaths

AssassinationGeorge Villiers

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham and English courtier who was a favorite of King James I, assassinated by army officer John Felton at 35

1628 Highlights

About August 23, 1628

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 393 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo