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What Happened on October 9, 1665

Historical Events


Historic DiscoveryGreat Plague of London

Due to the Great Plague of London, the British Parliament meets at the University of Oxford rather than the Palace of Westminster

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Drivers of death carts in London would go street-to-street extolling people to
Drivers of death carts in London would go street-to-street extolling people to "bring out your dead" at the height of the London plague outbreak in 1665
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1665 Highlights

About October 9, 1665

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 355 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra