"This fruit is like a medlar; it is first green, then yellow and red when it is ripe: if it is not ripe, it will drive a man's mouth awrie with much torment, but when it is ripe, it is as delicious as the apricot."

- Jamestown colonist John Smith, describing his discovery of the persimmon, 1607.

In the year AD 1607...

These people were born in 1607:

These people died in 1607:

1606 - 1607 - 1608

17th century

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