On This Day

What Happened in December 1663

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 5 Severo Bonini, Italian composer and monk, dies at 80
  • Dec 17 Nzinga Mbandi, Queen of Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms (1626 -1663) (modern Angola), dies at about 82
  • Dec 28 Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (light defraction), dies at 45