On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1688

Historical Events

  • King James II, the last Roman Catholic British monarch flees to France from William of Orange

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Louis Lully, French composer and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, dies at 21
1688 Highlights

About December 23, 1688

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 332 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn