What Happened in 1631

  • Rembrandt Paints Andromeda Chained to the Rocks

    Andromeda Chained to the Rock was painted by Rembrandt in 1631. Currently this work resides in Mauritshuis, in The Hague. Andromeda represents... Read more

  • Roger Williams Arrives In Boston

    Roger Williams, defender of religious liberty and founder of Rhode Island, arrived in Boston on February 5, 1631. Born in England just after the... Read more

  • Battle of Werben

    The Battle of Werben was a battle of the Thirty Years' War, fought on July 22, 1631, between the Swedish Empire and the Holy Roman Empire. The... Read more

  • Battle of Breitenfeld

    The Battle of Breitenfeld (German: Schlacht bei Breitenfeld; Swedish: Slaget vid Breitenfeld) or First Battle of Breitenfeld (sometimes First... Read more