On This Day

What Happened in January 1670

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 24 William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 3 George Monck, English general, dies at 61
  • Jan 21 Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80
  • Jan 25 Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1612)