On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1666

Historical Events

  • Great Fire of London ends, leaving 13,200 houses destroyed and 8 dead

Famous Birthdays

  • Gottfried Arnold, German theologist, historian and songwriter, born in Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany (d. 1714)
1666 Highlights

About September 5, 1666

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 355 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo