On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1680

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried
  • Thomas Blood, Irish-born thief of the British crown jewels (b. 1618)
1680 Highlights

About August 24, 1680

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 340 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo