On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1630

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Winthrop begins "History of New England"

Founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony John Winthrop
Founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
John Winthrop

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCharles II

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

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

1630 Highlights

About May 29, 1630

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 390 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini