On This Day

Historical Events in August 1628

Historic Event

Aug 1 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism

The Sinking of the Vasa

Aug 10 Swedish warship Vasa sinks in Stockholm, killing 30

  • Aug 25 Assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia
  • Aug 27 Java: Sultan Agung of Mataram attacks Batavia