Events in year of 1634

  • 01-24Emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor
  • 02-17William Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti
  • 02-18Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution
  • 02-25Irish captain Walter Devereaux kills Duke Wallenstein
  • 03-01Battle at Smolensk: Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats Russians
  • 03-031st tavern in Boston opens (Samuel Cole)
  • 03-25Lord Baltimore founded Catholic colony of Maryland
  • 04-06Heeren XIX asks "to secure Eylands Curacao"
  • 05-04Johan van Walbeecks fleet departs to West-Indies
  • 05-31US colony Massachusetts Bay annexes Maine colony
  • 06-14Russia and Poland sign Peace treaty of Polianov
  • 07-06Johan van Walbeecks ships bypass St-Anna Bay, Curacao
  • 07-29Dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao
  • 08-27Battle of Nordingen-Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, loses Duchy of Francomia
  • 10-19Beach Island in North sea destroyed by a heavy storm flood
  • 10-20English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax

People born in year of 1634

  • 01-07Adam Krieger: German composer
  • 01-25Gaspar Fagel: Lawyer / pension advisor of Holland (1672-88)
  • 02-22Petrus "Pieter" van Schooten: Fortress architect
  • 03-16Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette: Novelist
  • 03-20Balthasar Bekker: Frisian theologist (Examiner of Comets)
  • 04-09Albertine Agnes: Princess of Orange-Nassau
  • 06-20Charles Emanuel II: Duke of Savoy (1638-75)
  • 07-18Joannes Camphuys: Governor-General of Dutch-Indies (1684-91)
  • 11-30Andres de Sola: Composer
  • 12-01John-Erasmus Quellinus [Quellien]: Flemish painter

People died in year of 1634

  • 02-25Albrecht WE baron von Wallenstein: German duke, murdered at 50
  • 02-25Van Friedland / Mecklenburg: General-admiral, dies at 50
  • 05-12George Chapman: English dramatist / interpreter
  • 08-09Pieter I de Jode: Flemish publisher
  • 09-03Edward Coke: English Chief Justice / politician
  • 10-31Erasmus Widmann: Composer, dies at 62
  • 11-15Johann Staden: Composer, dies at 53

Events in year of 1635

  • 02-13Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
  • 04-28Virginia Gov John Harvey accused of treason and removed from office
  • 05-19France declares war on Spain
  • 05-30Emperor Ferdinand II and Saksen sign Peace of Prague
  • 06-28French colony of Guadeloupe established in Caribbean
  • 07-11Armies of Savoye / Mantua / Parma occupy Milan
  • 07-28Spanish marshal Piccolomini conquerors Schenkenschans
  • 08-151st recorded US hurricane hits the Plymouth Colony
  • 09-12Sweden and Poland sign ceasefire Treaty of Stuhmsdorf
  • 09-18Emperor Ferdinand II declares war on France
  • 10-09Religious dissident Roger Williams banished from Mass Bay Colony

People born in year of 1635

  • 02-25Walraad [the Elder]: Dutch Field Marshal / Earl of Nassau-Usingen
  • 04-16Frans van Mieris [the Elder]: Dutch painter
  • 05-04Willem van Outhoorn: Dutch Governor-General (Dutch East Indies)
  • 07-18Robert Hooke: Isle of Wight, United Kingdom -- Physicist (Micrographia)
  • 08-11Thomas Betterton: London, England -- Actor / dramatist (Coriolanus)
  • 09-07Pal Esterhazy: Composer
  • 12-18Antonius Matthaeus: Dutch lawyer / historian

People died in year of 1635

  • 02-13Georg R Weckerlin: German poet, dies at 50
  • 03-19Pieter Christiaensz Bor: Dutch historian
  • 03-24Jacques Callot: French cartoonist / engraver, dies at about 42
  • 04-25Alessandro Tassoni: Ital political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69
  • 07-22Pietro Antonio Tamburini: Composer, dies at 45
  • 08-17Francisco de Moncada: Spanish Earl of Osuna, dies at 48
  • 08-27Lope Felix de Vega: Playwright / Poet (Angelica, Arcadia), dies at 72
  • 09-06Adrian A Metius: Mathematician / fort architect, dies at 63
  • 11-02Aurelio Signoretti: Composer, dies at 68
  • 12-01Melchior Teschner: Composer, dies at 51
  • 12-30Jan Baptista Van Helmont: Physician / alchemist