On This Day

What Happened in December 1650

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 21 Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht

Statesman and Advisor of Holland Johan de Witt
Statesman and Advisor of Holland
Johan de Witt

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 13 Phineas Fletcher, English poet, dies at 68
  • Dec 31 Dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612)