On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1633

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Samuel de Champlain reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu.

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain

Famous Deaths

  • George Herbert, English poet, dies at 39
1633 Highlights

About March 1, 1633

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 387 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces