On This Day

What Happened in December 1681

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 14 Giuseppe Valentini, Italian violinist, poet, and composer, born in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (now Italy) (d. 1753)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 8 Gerard Terborch, the Younger, Dutch painter/etcher, dies
  • Dec 22 Richard Alleine, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1611)