On This Day

What Happened in May 1630

Historical Events

  • May 17 Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, 1st to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface

Historic Event

May 29 John Winthrop begins "History of New England"

Famous Birthdays

Charles II

May 29 Charles II, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1660-85), born in St James's Palace, London (d. 1685)