On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1660

Historical Events

  • Great Fire of 1660 in Constantinople; two thirds of the city is destroyed including 280,000 wooden houses, with a death toll of around 40,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (d. 1718)
1660 Highlights

About July 24, 1660

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 361 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo