On This Day

What Happened in September 1628

Historical Events

  • Sep 6 Puritans from Masschusetts Bay Colony land at Salem

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Sep 8 Dutch privateer Piet Heyn captures Spanish silver fleet in the Bay of Matanzas, Cuba

Dutch Admiral and Privateer Piet Heyn
Dutch Admiral and Privateer
Piet Heyn

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 30 Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, English poet (b. 1554)