On This Day

What Happened in August 1629

Historical Events

  • Aug 26 Cambridge Agreement, Massachusetts Bay Company stockholders agree to emigrate

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 12 Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676)
  • Aug 17 King John [Jan] III Sobieski of Poland. Victor over the Turks in 1683 (d. 1696)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 21 Camillo Procaccini, Italian painter/etcher, dies