On This Day

What Happened in October 1629

Historical Events

  • Oct 13 Dutch West Indies Co grants religious freedom in West Indies

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 30 King Charles I gives Bahamas to Sir Robert Heath

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 2 Pierre the Barulle, French cardinal/founder (French Oratorio), dies
  • Oct 2 Antonio Cifra, Italian composer (b. 1584)
  • Oct 3 Giorgi Saakadze, Georgian military leader (b. 1570)
  • Oct 21 Tumengung Buraksa, Matarams/Javanese general, dies in battle