On This Day

What Happened in March 1629

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mar 2 English King Charles I dissolves Parliament against opposition, imprisoning 9 members of parliament

  • Mar 10 English King Charles I dissolves Parliament for the 4th time in his reign, summons new Parliament 11 years later, only to be dissolved after 3 months
  • Mar 24 1st game law passed in American colonies, by Virginia

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 9 Tsar Alexis I of Russia [Aleksey Mikhaylovich], Tsar of Russia (1645-76), born in Moscow (d. 1676)
  • Mar 19 Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov tsar of Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 16 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon, dies at 59
  • Mar 29 Jacob de Gheyn II, Dutch artist (b. 1565)