Events in year of 1627

  • 01-31Spanish government goes bankrupt
  • 03-03Piet Heyn conquerors 22 ships in Bay of Salvador Brazil
  • 03-20France and Spain signs accord for fighting protestantism
  • 06-02English King Charles I establishes Guyana Company
  • 06-10Piet Heyn conquerors 38 ships at bay of Salvador
  • 08-10Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle
  • 08-19Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo

People born in year of 1627

  • 01-25Robert Boyle: Ireland -- Physicist / chemist / author (experiments with color)
  • 01-28Alfonso Marsh: Composer
  • 04-03Johann Caspar Kerll: Composer
  • 04-09Johann Kaspar Kerll: Composer
  • 06-13Fidel Molitor: Composer
  • 08-02Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten: Dutch painter
  • 09-06Pierre Verdier: Composer
  • 09-30Robinson Crusoe: Fictional character according to Daniel Defoe

People died in year of 1627

  • 05-27Everhardus van Bronchorst: Lawyer, dies at 73
  • 07-04Thomas Middleton: Elizabethan dramatist (Women Beware Women)
  • 07-17Lieven de Key: Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67
  • 07-19Dirck R "Didericus" Camphuysen: Poet / printer / vicar, dies at about 41
  • 08-21Jacques Mauduit: Composer, dies at 69
  • 10-21Frederik de Houtman: Navigator / Governor of Ambon, dies at about 56
  • 10-28Djehangir / Jahangir: Great mogol of India
  • 12-26Gonzaga: Italian Monarch of Mantua / Monferrato

Events in year of 1628

  • 03-06Emperor Ferdinand II delegates Restitutie-edict
  • 03-19Massachusetts colony founded by Englishmen
  • 04-29Sweden and Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein
  • 05-01Meiboom in Quincy, Massachusetts, degenerates into orgy with indian women
  • 06-07English King Charles I accepts Petition of Rights
  • 06-091st deportation from what is now US, Thomas Morton from Massachusetts
  • 08-01Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
  • 08-10Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed
  • 08-25Assault on Sultan of Mantarams of Batavia
  • 08-27Java Sultan Agung van Mataram attacks Batavia
  • 09-06Puritans land at Salem, from Mass Bay Colony, witches soon to settle
  • 09-08Bay of Matanzas Cuba: Piet Heyn captures Spanish silver fleet
  • 10-28Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu
  • 11-01French King Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle

People born in year of 1628

  • 01-01Christoph Bernhard: German composer
  • 01-08Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville [duc de Luxemburg]: French soldier
  • 01-10Jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff [Jan Maet]: Seascape painter
  • 01-13Charles Perrault: France -- Lawyer / writer (Mother Goose)
  • 01-30George Villiers: 2nd Duke of Buckingham England
  • 03-10Constantine Huygens, Jr.: Dutch poet / painter / cartoonist
  • 03-17Daniel van Papenbroeck [Papebrochius]: Flemish historian
  • 04-02Constantin Christian Dedekind: Composer
  • 04-16Cornelis Evertsen de Young: Vice Admiral of Zealand
  • 12-21Samuel Friedrich Capricornus: Composer

People died in year of 1628

  • 01-03Francesco Maria Guaitoli: Composer, dies at 64
  • 02-20Gregor Aichinger: German Composer / organist, dies at about 63
  • 08-01Francesco Gonzaga: Composer, dies at 37
  • 08-10Hans Jonsson: Swedish fleet commander, drowned
  • 08-23George Viliers: 1st Duke of Buckingham, assassinated by Felton at 36