On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1630

Historical Events

  • New Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, later known as Ellis Island
1630 Highlights

About July 12, 1630

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 390 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer