On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1644

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Prince Frederick Henry conquers Sas of Gent

Prince of Orange Frederick Henry
Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry

Famous Birthdays

  • Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft) (D. 1703)
1644 Highlights

About September 5, 1644

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 376 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo