On This Day

December 1659 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 8 Mexican border town Ciudad Juárez is founded by Fray García de San Francisco.
  • Dec 16 General Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland
  • Dec 26 Long Parliament reforms in Westminster

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 12 Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect and designer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1739)
  • Dec 20 Francois Fagel, Dutch lawyer & statesman, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1746)