On This Day

What Happened in January 1632

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 8 Samuel von Pufendorf, German jurist, born in Zwönitz, Germany (d. 1694)
  • Jan 29 Johann Georg Graevius, German classical scholar and critic (d. 1703)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 31 Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552)