On This Day

What Happened in December 1662

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 13 Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist, born in Verona, Italy (d. 1729)
  • Dec 18 James Douglas, 2nd Duke of Queensberry, Scottish politician (d. 1711)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 30 Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria and Regent of the Tyrol, dies at 34