On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1679

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Fran├žois Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz, French churchman and agitator (b. 1614)
1679 Highlights

About August 24, 1679

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 342 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo