On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1685

Famous Birthdays

  • Lodovico Giustini, Italian composer, born in Pistoia, Italy (d. 1743)

Famous Deaths

  • John Pell, British mathematician and diplomat, dies at 74
1685 Highlights

About December 12, 1685

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 335 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius