Events in year of 1624

  • 02-12English parliament comes together
  • 03-10England declares war on Spain
  • 05-03Spanish silver fleet sails to Panama
  • 05-07Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru
  • 05-10Jacob Willekens and Piet Heyn conquer Salvador, Civil rights activist
  • 05-13Admiral Hermites fleet blockade Lima Peru
  • 06-08Earthquake strikes Peru
  • 06-16Judge directs US colony Virginia to English crown
  • 08-13Cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII
  • 08-14Dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru
  • 09-121st submarine tested (London)

People born in year of 1624

  • 01-03William Tucker: 1st Black child born in America
  • 01-30Arnold Geulincx: South Netherlands -- Philosopher (About Virtue)
  • 03-21Francois Roberday: Composer
  • 06-02Jan III Sobieski: King of Poland (1674-96)
  • 08-05William: Jamestown, Virginia -- 1st black child born in English America
  • 12-22Tomas Micieres: Composer
  • 12-25Angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffler]: German mystic (St Seelenlust)

People died in year of 1624

  • 02-21Dirck van Baburen: Dutch Painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28
  • 06-07Anne of Saint Bartolomaeus: Flemish nun / Monk / saint, dies at 74
  • 07-25Steven van der Haghen: Admiral / gov on Ambon 1617-8, dies at about 61
  • 09-23Willem Pietersz Buytewech: Painter / etcher, dies at about 32
  • 12-26Simon Marius: Astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54

Events in year of 1625

  • 03-27Charles I, King Of England, Scotland and Ireland, ascends English throne
  • 04-04Viceroy Frederik Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels
  • 04-07Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed German Supreme Commander
  • 05-01Portuguese and Spanish expedition recaptures Salvador (Bahia)
  • 05-01Prince Frederik Henry appointed Viceroy of Holland
  • 06-02Prince Frederik Henry sworn in as Viceroy of Holland / Zealand
  • 06-13English King Charles I marries French Princess Henriette
  • 08-06Earl Earnest Casimir appointed as Viceroy of Groningen
  • 08-16Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed Viceroy of Drenthe
  • 09-1316 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
  • 09-24Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 12-09Netherlands and England sign military treaty

People born in year of 1625

  • 06-06Domenico Guidi: Italian sculptor
  • 06-08Giovanni D Cassini: Perinaldo, France -- Discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
  • 07-27Edward Montagu: England, United Kingdom
  • 08-20Thomas Corneille: French playwright
  • 09-24Johan de Witt: Statesman / advisor of Holland
  • 11-20Artus II Quellinus "the Young": Flemish sculptor, baptised

People died in year of 1625

  • 01-13Pieter Bruegel "the Older": (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter
  • 01-17Nicolo Rubini: Composer, dies at 50
  • 01-19Erhard Buttner: Composer, dies at 32
  • 01-27Adriaen Valerius: Notary / Netherlands Gedenck-clanck, dies at about 49
  • 03-05James I (VI): King of England (1603-25) / Poet / author, dies at 58
  • 03-27James I Stuart: King of Scotland (1567) / England (1603-25), dies at 58
  • 04-23Maurice of Nassau: Prince of Orange, dies at 57
  • 06-05Orlando Gibbons: English Organist / Composer (Silver Swan), dies at 41
  • 07-19Samuel Besler: Composer, dies at 50
  • 09-07Rombout Hogerbeets: Lawyer / pension executive of Lead, dies at 64
  • 11-14Giulio C Procaccini: Italian Sculptor / painter
  • 12-09Ubbo Emmius [van Embden]: Frisian humanist / historian, dies at 78