On This Day

December 1660 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 15 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
  • Dec 31 James II of England is named Duke of Normandy by Louis XIV of France.

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 12 Peter Rabus, Dutch poet and translator (Liberated Britanje) (d. 1702)
  • Dec 26 Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised

Deaths in History

  • Dec 1 Pierre d'Hozier, French genealogist, dies at 68
  • Dec 3 Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
  • Dec 22 André Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612)
  • Dec 24 Mary [Maria Henrietta], English Princess Royal, Princess of Orange, wife of Willem II, dies of smallpox at 29 [NS]