On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1687

Famous Deaths

  • William Petty, English political economist and statistician (Treatise of Taxes and Contributions), dies at 64
1687 Highlights

About December 16, 1687

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 333 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius