On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1656

Historical Events

  • The first Quakers to land in America (Boston), Englishwomen Ann Austin and Mary Fisher, are arrested and jailed by the Puritan colonial government. After 5 years imprisonment they are deported back to Barbados
1656 Highlights

About July 11, 1656

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 363 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer