On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1641

Famous Weddings

  • Prince Willem II of Orange (14) marries English princess Mary Henrietta Stuart (9)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford and Viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48
1641 Highlights

About May 12, 1641

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 379 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus