On This Day

What Happened in December 1618

Historical Events

  • Dec 11 The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Tsardom of Russia agree to the Truce of Deulino ending the Polish–Muscovite War (1605–1618)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 26 Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 6 Jacques Davy Duperron, French Roman Catholic cardinal, dies at 62
  • Dec 10 Giulio Caccini, Italian composer buried at 67