On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1666

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

The French Academy of Sciences, founded by Louis XIV with Jean-Baptiste Colbert first meets in the Kings Library

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV

1666 Highlights

About December 22, 1666

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 354 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn