On This Day

What Happened in December 1637

Historical Events

  • Dec 17 Shimabara Rebellion: Japanese peasants led by Amakusa Shiro rise against daimyo Matsukura Shigeharu

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 6 Edmund Andros, English governor in North America, born in London (d. 1714)
  • Dec 7 Bernardo Pasquini, Italian composer, born in Massa e Cozzile, Tuscany (d. 1710)