On This Day

March 1627 in History

Events in History

Victory in Battle

Mar 3 Dutch privateer Piet Heyn attacks and conquers 22 Portuguese ships in Bay of Salvador, Brazil

  • Mar 20 France & Spain sign accord for fighting protestantism

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 27 Stephen Fox, English politician, born in Farley, Wiltshire (d. 1716)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 6 Krzysztof Zbaraski, Polish statesman (b. 1580)
  • Mar 22 Cornelis van Aerssen, Flemish Clerk of the House, dies at about 81