On This Day

What Happened in September 1670

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 French bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet appointed tutor to the dauphin, son of Louis XIV

Bishop and Writer Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
Bishop and Writer
Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 16 William Penn, English admiral and politician, father of the founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, dies at 49