Events in History in 1635

  • Feb 10 The Académie française forms in Paris (by Cardinal Richelieu)
  • Apr 23 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
  • Apr 28 Virginia Governor John Harvey accused of treason and removed from office
  • May 19 France's First Minister, Cardinal Richelieu declares war on Spain (Franco-Spanish War 1635–59)
  • May 28 Zorilla's "El Desafio de Carlos V" premieres in Madrid

Event of Interest

May 30 The Peace of Prague signed between the Habsburg Emperor Ferdinand II and the Electorate of Saxony (representing Protestant states of the Holy Roman Empire). It effectively ended the civil war aspect of the Thirty Years' War

  • Jun 28 French colony of Guadeloupe established in the Caribbean
  • Jul 11 Armies of Savoye/Mantua/Parma occupy Milan
  • Jul 28 Spanish marshal Piccolomini conquers Schenkenschans
  • Aug 3 Tokugawa Iemitsu, 3rd Tokugawa shogun, establishes alternate attendance (sankin kotai) feudal daimyōs spend 1 year at Edo Castle (Tokyo) and 1 year at their feudal manor, while their families remain in Tokyo as hostages (Traditional Japanese Date: June 21)
  • Aug 15 1st recorded north American hurricane hits the Plymouth Colony
  • Aug 24 The Great Colonial Hurricane affected the Virginia Colony at Jamestown
  • Sep 12 Sweden & Poland sign ceasefire Treaty of Stuhmsdorf
  • Sep 18 Emperor Ferdinand II declares war on France

Event of Interest

Oct 9 Religious dissident Roger Williams is banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony