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Born on Friday August 20, 1610
Died on Friday August 20, 1610



Born on August 20

Died on August 20

Names that were popular for boys in 1610
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Pieter
  4. Jacob
  5. Willem
  6. Joannes
  7. Gerrit
  8. Hendrik
  9. Adriaen
  10. Jean
  11. Johan
  12. John
  13. Petrus
  14. Thomas
  15. Claes
  16. Hendrick
Names that were popular for girls in 1610
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Catharina
  4. Elisabeth
  5. Neeltje
  6. Marie
  7. Elizabeth
  8. Mary
  9. Joanna
  10. Anne
  11. Jeanne
  12. Trijntje
  13. Lijsbeth
  14. Margaretha
  15. Johanna
  16. Cornelia

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1610
  • Stadhouder Prins Maurits (Huis van Oranje) was from 1585 till 1625 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 7 » Galileo Galilei makes his first observation of the four Galilean moons: Ganymede, Callisto, Io and Europa, although he is not able to distinguish the last two until the following day.
  • May 14 » Henry IV of France is assassinated by Catholic zealot François Ravaillac, and Louis XIII ascends the throne.
  • July 4 » The Battle of Klushino is fought between forces of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and Russia during the Polish–Muscovite War.
  • August 2 » During Henry Hudson's search for the Northwest Passage, he sails into what is now known as Hudson Bay.
  • August 9 » The First Anglo-Powhatan War begins in colonial Virginia.
  • October 17 » French king Louis XIII is crowned in Reims Cathedral.