On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1648

Historical Events

  • Battle of Lens: French Duc d'Enghien defeats Spaniards

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher, dies at 65
1648 Highlights

About August 20, 1648

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 373 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo