On This Day

December 1665 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

Dec 4 Jean Racine's "Alexandre le Grand" premieres in Paris

  • Dec 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
  • Dec 30 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi departs to Constantinople

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 28 George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 2 Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet, French socialite (b. 1588)