On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1661

Historical Events

Historic Event

Nicolas Fouquet, French Superintendent of Finances under Louis XIV is arrested for maladministration of state funds; he died in 1680, never seeing freedom again.

1661 Highlights

About September 5, 1661

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 360 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo