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Born on Wednesday May 9, 1612
Died on Wednesday May 9, 1612



Born on May 9

Died on May 9

Names that were popular for boys in 1612
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Jacob
  4. Joannes
  5. John
  6. Thomas
  7. Jean
  8. Pieter
  9. Petrus
  10. Pierre
  11. Willem
  12. Hendrik
  13. William
  14. Johannes
  15. Leendert
  16. James
Names that were popular for girls in 1612
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Catharina
  4. Elisabeth
  5. Marie
  6. Elizabeth
  7. Anne
  8. Neeltje
  9. Joanna
  10. Jeanne
  11. Margaretha
  12. Mary
  13. Johanna
  14. Magdalena
  15. Margaret
  16. Catherine

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1612
  • Stadhouder Prins Maurits (Huis van Oranje) was from 1585 till 1625 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • April 13 » Miyamoto Musashi defeats Sasaki Kojirō at Funajima island.
  • August 18 » The trial of the Pendle witches, one of England's most famous witch trials, begins at Lancaster Assizes.
  • August 19 » The "Samlesbury witches", three women from the Lancashire village of Samlesbury, England, are put on trial, accused of practicing witchcraft, one of the most famous witch trials in British history.
  • September 8 » The foundation day in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil.
  • November 1 » During the Time of Troubles, Polish troops are expelled from Moscow's Kitay-gorod by Russian troops under the command of Dmitry Pozharsky (22 October O.S.).
  • November 29 » The Battle of Swally takes place, which loosens the Portuguese Empire's hold on India.