On This Day

September 1605 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 27 The armies of Sweden are utterly defeated by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Battle of Kircholm.

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 12 William Dugdale, English antiquarian and Garter King of Arms (1677-86), born in Shustoke, Warwickshire, England (d. 1686)
  • Sep 23 Daniel von Czepko, German poet
  • Sep 28 IsmaĆ«l Bullialdus, French astronomer (Astronomia Philolaica) and mathematician, born in Loudun, Vienne, France (d. 1694)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 14 Jan Tarnowski, Archbishop of Krakow (b. 1550)
  • Sep 23 Pontus de Tyard, French poet