On This Day

What Happened in January 1668

Historical Events


AgreementTreaty of Interest

Jan 19 King Louis XIV & Emperor Leopold I sign treaty dividing Spain

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • Jan 23 England, Netherlands & Sweden sign Triple Alliance against French

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 8 Jean Gilles, French composer, born in Tarascon (d. 1705)