On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1631

Historical Events

  • English colony Massachusetts Bay grants Puritan voting right

Election of Interest

John Winthrop is elected 1st Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony John Winthrop
Founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
John Winthrop
1631 Highlights

About May 18, 1631

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 390 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus