On This Day

What Happened in August 1634

Historical Events

  • Aug 18 Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France.
  • Aug 26 Battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: emperor Ferdinand II & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants
  • Aug 27 Battle of Nordingen: Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar loses Duchy of Franconia

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 9 Pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies
  • Aug 9 William Noy, English jurist (b. 1577)
  • Aug 18 Urbain Grandier, French priest (b. 1590)