1633 in History – What happened in year 1633

✅ Published on March 26th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1633 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1633.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1633 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
01 marchSamuel de Champlain reclaimed his role as commander of NewFrance on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu.
22 juneGalileo Galilei was forced to recant his heliocentric view of the Solar System by the Roman Inquisition, after which, as legend hasit, he muttered under his breath, 'And yet it moves.'
22 octoberMing Chinese naval forces defeated a Dutch East India Company fleet in the Taiwan Strait, the largest naval encounter between Chinese and European forces before the First Opium War two hundred years later.

Famous birthdays in the year 1633:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JulyJohann Heinrich Heidegger / Author / Switzerland
01 JuneGeminiano Montanari / Academic / Italy
03 NovemberBernardino Ramazzini / Academic / Italy
06 SeptemberSebastian Knüpfer / Composer / Germany
11 NovemberGeorge Savile / Politician / United Kingdom
16 JuneJean de Thévenot / Linguist / France
19 JunePhilipp van Limborch / Author / Netherlands
20 February Jan de Baen / Painter / Netherlands
23 February Samuel Pepys / Politician / United Kingdom
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