On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1676

Famous Deaths

  • Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609)
  • William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English aristocrat and Royalist general in the English Civil War, dies at 83
1676 Highlights

About December 25, 1676

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 344 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn