On This Day

What Happened in December 1639

Historical Events

  • Dec 3 1st annulment by court decree passes

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJean Racine

Dec 22 Jean Racine, French dramatist (Phèdre, Athalie), born in La Ferté-Milon, Picardy (d. 1699)

Dramatist and Playwright Jean Racine
Dramatist and Playwright
Jean Racine