On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1629

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn beats the Dunkirkers, commerce raiders in the service of the Spanish Monarchy

Famous Deaths

Piet Heyn

Piet Heyn, Dutch privateer who captured a Spanish silver fleet and admiral who became a folk hero, shot by cannonball during a skirmish with privateers at 51

1629 Highlights

About June 18, 1629

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 392 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini