On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1694

Famous Birthdays

  • William Shirley, British Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (played an important role in Britain’s struggle against France for control of North America), born in Preston, Sussex, England (d. 1771)

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Paul Puget, French artist, dies at 74
1694 Highlights

About December 2, 1694

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 325 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius