On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1628

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

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

1628 Highlights

About September 8, 1628

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 392 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo