On This Day

August 1621 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 19 Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1674)

Deaths in History

  • Aug 3 Guillaume du Vair, French writer and thinker, dies at 65
  • Aug 15 John Barclay, Scottish satirist writer and poet (Euphormio's Satyricon), dies at 39