On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1662

Historical Events

  • 1st American lime kiln begins operation in Providence, Rhode Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Bentley, English classical scholar (Dissertation on the Epistles of Phalaris), started the 1st written examinations in the West, born in Oulton, England (d. 1742)
1662 Highlights

About January 27, 1662

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 358 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius