Historical Events in August 1628

  • Aug 1 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism

Sinking ShipThe Sinking of the Vasa

Aug 10 Swedish warship Vasa sinks in Stockholm, killing 30
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Swedish warship Vasa sinking in Stockholm harbor
Swedish warship Vasa sinking in Stockholm harbor
  • Aug 25 Assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia
  • Aug 27 Java: Sultan Agung of Mataram attacks Batavia