On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1630

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Clifford, English statesman (1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh), born in Ugbrooke, Devon, England (d. 1673)

Famous Deaths

  • Federico Cesi, Italian naturalist and founder of the first modern scientific society, the Accademia dei Lincei, dies at 45