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Born on Thursday April 23, 1620
Died on Thursday April 23, 1620



Born on April 23

Died on April 23

Names that were popular for boys in 1620
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Jean
  4. Pieter
  5. Jacob
  6. Willem
  7. Joannes
  8. Pierre
  9. Gerrit
  10. Hendrik
  11. John
  12. Petrus
  13. Jacques
  14. Johannes
  15. Claes
  16. Thomas
Names that were popular for girls in 1620
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Catharina
  4. Elisabeth
  5. Marie
  6. Jeanne
  7. Neeltje
  8. Cornelia
  9. Anne
  10. Joanna
  11. Lijsbeth
  12. Marguerite
  13. Elizabeth
  14. Grietje
  15. Trijntje
  16. Catherine

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1620
  • 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.
  • August 5 » The Mayflower departs from Southampton, England, carrying would-be settlers, on its first attempt to reach North America; it is forced to dock in Dartmouth when its companion ship, the Speedwell, springs a leak.
  • 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.
  • November 9 » Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
  • November 11 » The Mayflower Compact is signed in what is now Provincetown Harbor near Cape Cod.