On This Day

What Happened in December 1657

Historical Events


Historic PublicationFlushing Remonstrance

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

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An official copy of the original remonstrance
An official copy of the original remonstrance
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Famous Birthdays

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