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  • Stadhouder Prins Maurits (Huis van Oranje) was from 1585 till 1625 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • June 20 » The Battle of Höchst takes place during the Thirty Years' War.
  • September 6 » The Pilgrims sail from Plymouth, England on the Mayflower to settle in North America. (Old Style date; September 16 per New Style date.)
  • September 16 » Pilgrims set sail from England on the Mayflower.
  • September 17 » Polish–Ottoman War: The Ottoman Empire defeats the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth during the Battle of Cecora.
  • November 9 » Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
  • November 21 » Plymouth Colony settlers sign the Mayflower Compact (November 11, O.S.)



Born on December 20

Died on December 20

Names that were popular for boys in 1620
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Pieter
  • Jacob
  • Jean
  • Willem
  • Joannes
  • Gerrit
  • Pierre
  • Hendrik
  • Petrus
  • John
  • Claes
  • Johannes
  • Thomas
Names that were popular for girls in 1620
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Catharina
  • Elisabeth
  • Marie
  • Jeanne
  • Neeltje
  • Cornelia
  • Anne
  • Joanna
  • Lijsbeth
  • Elizabeth
  • Grietje
  • Marguerite
  • Margaretha