What Happened on October 29, 1682

Historical Events

Historic Event

William Penn lands at what is now Chester, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Fran├žois Xavier de Charlevoix, French Jesuit priest and historian, born in Saint-Quentin, Picardy, Kingdom of France (d. 1761) [some sources cite birth as Oct 24]
1682 Highlights

About October 29, 1682

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 340 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio