On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1696

Famous Birthdays

  • James Oglethorpe, British soldier, politician, philanthropist, and founder of the colony of Georgia, born in Godalming, Surrey, England (d. 1758)
1696 Highlights

About December 22, 1696

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 325 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn