On This Day

September 1625 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 13 16 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
  • Sep 24 Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico

Birthdays in History


Person of interestJohan de Witt

Sep 24 Johan de Witt, Dutch statesman and advisor of Holland, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1672)

Statesman and Advisor of Holland Johan de Witt
Statesman and Advisor of Holland
Johan de Witt

Deaths in History

  • Sep 6 Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (b. 1579)
  • Sep 7 Rombout Hogerbeets, Dutch lawyer and pension minister of Leiden, dies at 64
  • Sep 20 Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet, dies at 69