August 1605 in history

August 1605 events chronologically

Aug 8 The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden

Born in August 1605

Aug 6 Bulstrode Whitelocke an English lawyer, writer, parliamentarian and Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England.
Aug 8 Cecil Calvert 2nd Baron Baltimore an English peer who was the first Proprietor and Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland, and ninth Proprietary Governor of the Colony of Newfoundland and the colony of Avalon. His title was "Cecil Calvert, Second Baron Baltimore, First Lord Proprietary, Earl Palatine of the Provinces of Maryland and Avalon in America". He received the proprietorship after the death of his father, George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, , for whom it was intended. Cecil Calvert established and managed the Province of Maryland from his home, Kiplin Hall, in North Yorkshire, England. As an English Roman Catholic, he continued the legacy of his father by promoting religious tolerance in the colony
Aug 18 Henry Hammond an English churchman.
Aug 28 Ajige a prince and general of the Qing Dynasty. He was born of the Manchu Aisin Gioro clan as the 12th son of Nurhaci, khan of the Later Jin Dynasty