Year 1629 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 2 English King Charles I dissolves Parliament against opposition, imprisoning 9 members of parliament
  • Mar 10 English King Charles I dissolves Parliament for the 4th time in his reign, summons new Parliament 11 years later, only to be dissolved after 3 months
  • Mar 24 1st game law passed in American colonies, by Virginia
  • Apr 14 England and France sign Peace of Susa
  • May 3 French huguenot leader Duke De Rohan signs accord with Spain
  • May 22 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck
  • Jun 4 Dutch East India ship Batavia wrecks on Morning Reef off the Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia, with 200 survivors (only 70 survive after three months due to mutiny and murders) [1]
  • Jun 18 Sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn beats the Dunkirkers, commerce raiders in the service of the Spanish Monarchy
  • Jun 28 Peace of Al├Ęs: Rights of French huguenots limited
  • Jul 10 1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, Massachusetts)
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