On This Day

August 1607 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 17 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician who needed wider margins (Fermat's Last Theorem) [or 1608], born in Beaumont-de-Lomagne, France (d. 1665)

Deaths in History

  • Aug 22 Bartholomew Gosnold, English explorer and privateer (b. 1572)