On This Day

What Happened in October 1633

Historical Events

  • Oct 8 Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its first government
  • Oct 22 Battle of Liaoluo Bay: Dutch East India Company defeated by Chinese Ming naval forces in southern Fujian sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 4 Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (founder of occupational medicine), born in Carpi, duchy of Modena (d. 1714)
  • Oct 14 James II of England and James VII of Scotland [Stuart], King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1685-88), born in St. James's Palace, London (d. 1701)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 1 Filaret [Fjodor N Romanov], patriarch of Moscow, dies
  • Oct 26 Horio Tadaharu, Japanese warlord (b. 1596)