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

Events in year of 1630

  • 01-07Composer Pier Cavalli marries rich widow Maria Sosomeno
  • 01-13Patent to Plymouth Colony issued
  • 02-14Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
  • 02-22Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving
  • 03-221st colonial legislation prohibiting gambling enacted (Boston)
  • 03-23French troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont
  • 05-17Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, 1st to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface
  • 05-29Gov John Winthrop begins "History of New England"
  • 06-25Fork introduced to American dining by Gov Winthrop
  • 07-03Emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament
  • 07-18Spanish troops occupy Mantua
  • 08-13Ferdinand II fires Supreme Commander Albrecht von Wallenstein
  • 09-16Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston
  • 10-19In Boston the 1st general court is held
  • 11-05Spain and England sign peace treaty
  • 11-10Failed palace revolution against Richelieu France
  • 11-3016,000 inhabitants of Venice died this month of plague

People born in year of 1630

  • 03-01Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere: Flemish painter, baptized
  • 05-29Charles II: King of England (1660-85)
  • 06-10Willem van Bemmel: Dutch painter / etcher
  • 08-27Maria van Oosterwijck: Dutch flower painter
  • 12-12Olof Rudbeck: Composer

People died in year of 1630

  • 01-01Tetsugen: Zen teacher (Jodo Sect converted to Obaku Zen)
  • 02-26William Brade: Composer
  • 04-17Christian I: Ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (battle of White Mt)
  • 04-30Ercole Porta: Composer, dies at 44
  • 07-26Charles Emanuel I [the Great]: Duke of Savoy (Peace of Lyon)
  • 09-11John de White: Calvinist / banker to Prague, commits suicide
  • 09-30John Billington: Murderer, 1st American execution, hanged
  • 11-15Johann Kepler: German astronomer, dies at 58
  • 11-18Esaias van der Velde: Dutch painter, buried
  • 11-19Johann Hermann Schein: German Composer (Opella Nova), dies at 44
  • 12-29Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele: RC pastor / lyricist, dies at 51