On This Day

Events in History in August 1634

  • 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