On This Day

What Happened in July 1628

Historical Events

  • Jul 5 English settlers establish town of St Michael (later Bridgetown) on Barbados

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 11 Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord, born in Mito, Japan (d. 1701)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 13 Robert Shirley, English adventurer (b. 1581)