On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1639

Historical Events

  • Madras (now Chennai), India, founded by the British East India Company on sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers
1639 Highlights

About August 22, 1639

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 382 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo