On This Day

What Happened in December 1644

Historical Events

  • Dec 4 First European peace congress opens in Munster

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 23 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, Spanish composer, born in Villarrobledo, Spain (d. 1728)
  • Dec 30 Philips van Almonde, Dutch Zeeuws lt-admiral

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 30 Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (b. 1577)