On This Day

Historical Events in August 1620

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Aug 7 Astronomer Johannes Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft

Astronomer Johannes Kepler
Astronomer
Johannes Kepler
  • Aug 7 Battle at Ponts-the-Ce, Poitou: French king Louis XIII beats his mother Marie de Medici
  • Aug 15 Mayflower sets sail from Southampton, England, with 102 Pilgrims