On This Day

August 1611 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 11 Emperor Rudolf forces out king of Bohemia

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 9 Henry II, Count of Nassau-Siegen (1611-23), born in Siegen (d. 1652)
  • Aug 18 Ludwika Maria Gonzaga, French princess and queen of Poland, born in Nevers, France (d. 1667)

Deaths in History

  • Aug 2 Kato Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1562)