What Happened in December 1636

Historical Events

  • Dec 13 The Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. Recognized today as the founding of the United States National Guard.

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 9 Giovanni B Aleotti, Italian writer/theater architect, dies at about 90
  • Dec 9 Fabian Birkowski, Polish writer (b. 1566)