On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1680

Famous Deaths

  • Denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles, English statesman and writer, dies at 81
  • Jan Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist and entomologist (Bible of Nature), dies at 43
1680 Highlights

About February 17, 1680

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 340 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius