On This Day

August 1634 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 18 Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France.

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Aug 26 Battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II and Spanish forces defeat a force of Swedish and German protestants

Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II
Holy Roman Emperor
Ferdinand II
  • Aug 27 Battle of Nordingen: Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar loses Duchy of Franconia

Deaths in History

  • Aug 9 Pieter I de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies
  • Aug 9 William Noy, English jurist (b. 1577)
  • Aug 18 Urbain Grandier, French priest (b. 1590)