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

Events in year of 1629

  • 03-02English King Charles I leaces house of commons
  • 03-10King Charles I dissolved Parliament; he called it back 11 years later
  • 03-14England granted a royal charter to Massachusetts Bay Colony
  • 03-241st game law passed in American colonies, by Virginia
  • 04-14England and France sign Peace of Susa
  • 04-171st commercial fishery established
  • 05-03French huguenot leader Duke De Rohan signs accord with Spain
  • 06-18Sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn vs. Dunkerk Cape
  • 07-101st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, Massachusetts)
  • 08-26Cambridge Agreement, Mass Bay Co stockholders agree to emigrate
  • 09-14Spanish garrison surrenders to Prince Frederik Henry
  • 09-24Jacques Specx appointed Governor-General of Dutch-Indies
  • 09-26Sweden and Poland signs Peace of Altmark
  • 10-13Dutch West Indies Co grants religious freedom in West Indies
  • 10-30King Charles I gives Bahamas to Sir Robert Heath
  • 11-03Prince Frederik Hendrik festival in The Hague

People born in year of 1629

  • 03-19Aleksei M Romanov: 1st Romanov tsar of Russia
  • 04-23John Commelin: Director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)
  • 07-31Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach: Composer
  • 09-09Cornelis Tromp: Dutch Lieutenant Admiral General / Son of Maarten Tromp
  • 12-20Pieter de Hoogh: Dutch painter

People died in year of 1629

  • 01-19Abbas I: Shah of Persia (1588-1629), dies at 57
  • 01-27Hieronymus Praetorius: Composer, dies at 68
  • 02-13Girolamo Giacobbi: Composer, dies at 61
  • 03-16Emilia of Nassau: Daughter of Willem of Orange, dies at 59
  • 04-08Willem Teellinck: Dutch Theologist / vicar, dies at 50
  • 05-29Arnold Baert: Flemish lawyer / member of Great Council, dies at about 74
  • 06-18Piet Heyn: Lieutenant Admiral (Spanish silver fleet), dies in battle at 51
  • 06-24Carolus Scribani: Italian / Flemish Jesuit / writer, dies at 67
  • 08-21Camillo Procaccini: Italian Painter / etcher
  • 09-21John Pieterszoon Coen: Merchant / Governor-General of East-Indies, dies at 42
  • 10-21Tumengung Buraksa: Matarams / Javanese General, dies in battle