What Happened on September 1, 1715

Historical Events

Event of Interest

King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch.

Famous Deaths

  • François Girardon, French sculptor (b. 1628)

Louis XIVLouis XIV (1638-1715)

King of France (1643-1715), known as "The Sun King", had longest reign in country, dies at 76

1715 Highlights

About September 1, 1715

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 307 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo