What Happened on October 12, 1654

Historical Events

  • The Delft Explosion (gunpowder) devastates the city in the Netherlands, killing more than 100

Famous Deaths

  • Carel Fabritius, Dutch painter (pupil of Rembrandt), injured in the Delft Explosion and later dies of his injuries at 32
1654 Highlights

About October 12, 1654

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 368 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra