On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1675

Historical Events

  • King Philip's War: After peace talk fail, Narraganset warriors attack the Jireh Bull Blockhouse, in South Kingston, Rhode Island, killing at least 15 colonists

Famous Deaths

Jan Vermeer

Jan Vermeer, Dutch painter (Girl with a Pearl Earring), dies at 43

1675 Highlights

About December 15, 1675

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 346 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius