On This Day

Historical Events in May 1624

  • May 3 Spanish silver fleet sails to Panama
  • May 7 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru

AgreementTreaty of Interest

May 8 Hungarian King Bethlen Gabor & Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Vienna

Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II
Holy Roman Emperor
Ferdinand II

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

May 10 Dutch admirals Jacob Willekens and Piet Heyn conquer Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)

Dutch Admiral and Privateer Piet Heyn
Dutch Admiral and Privateer
Piet Heyn
  • May 13 Admiral Hermites' fleet blockades Lima, Peru