On This Day

What Happened in December 1657

Historical Events

Flushing Remonstrance

Dec 27 "Flushing Remonstrance" petition signed in the Dutch colony of New Netherland, protesting the ban on Quaker worship

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 15 Michel-Richard Delalande, French organist and baroque composer (De Profundis), born in Paris (d. 1726)