On This Day

What Happened in December 1646

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 4 Alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France, born in Rennes, Brittany, France (d. 1730)
  • Dec 25 Harald Vallerius, composer
  • Dec 26 Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)

Famous Weddings

  • Dec 7 Princess Louise Henriette (19) of Nassau marries Frederick Henry Elector of Brandenburg

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 22 Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)
  • Dec 23 François Maynard, French poet (b. 1582)