On This Day

What Happened in December 1649

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 4 Outgert Arisz Akersloot, Dutch silversmith, dies at about 73
  • Dec 4 William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet, dies at 63
  • Dec 7 Charles Garnier, French Jesuit missionary in New France, killed at 43
  • Dec 8 Noël Chabanel, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1613)