On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1682

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury flees to Amsterdam following the failure of his plots to prevent a Catholic succession should King Charles II die

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

1682 Highlights

About December 2, 1682

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 338 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius