On This Day

What Happened in December 1707

Historical Events

  • Dec 16 Last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 18 Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 1 Jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies
  • Dec 24 Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78
  • Dec 27 Jean Mabillon, French palaeograopher and diplomat (b. 1632)