On This Day

May 1621 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 3 Francis Bacon accused of bribery

Statesman/Philosopher Francis Bacon
Statesman/Philosopher
Francis Bacon
  • May 24 The Protestant Union is formally dissolved

Deaths in History

  • May 11 Johann Arndt, German Lutheran theologian and author of books on devotional Christianity, dies at 65
  • May 15 Henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56