On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1660

Historical Events


Nine Regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered, another is hanged.

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

Famous Deaths

  • Adrian Scrope, English regicide (b. 1601)
1660 Highlights

About October 17, 1660

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 360 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra