On This Day

What Happened in May 1629

Historical Events

  • May 3 French huguenot leader Duke De Rohan signs accord with Spain
  • May 22 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck

Famous Birthdays

  • May 8 Niels Juel, Danish-Norwegian admiral, born in Christiania, Norway (d. 1697)

Famous Deaths

  • May 29 Arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74