On This Day

August 1631 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 19 John Dryden, English poet (1st Poet Laureate 1668-1700), born in Aldwincle, Northamptonshire (d. 1700) [OS=Aug 9]

Deaths in History

  • Aug 8 Konstantinas Sirvydas, Lithuanian lexicographer (b. 1579)