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What Happened on October 14, 1639

Famous Birthdays

  • Simon van der Stel, 1st governor of Dutch Cape Colony (1679-99), born in Indian Ocean en route to Mauritius (d. 1712)
1639 Highlights

About October 14, 1639

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 380 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra