On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1682

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Penn lands at what is now Chester, Pennsylvania

English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William Penn
English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania
William Penn

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Fran├žois Xavier de Charlevoix, French Jesuit prince and historian, born in Saint-Quentin, Picardy, Kingdom of France (d. 1761)
1682 Highlights

About October 29, 1682

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 337 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio