On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1654

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, painter, is injured in the Delft Explosion and later dies of his injuries
1654 Highlights

About October 12, 1654

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 366 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra