On This Day

October 1667 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 18 English fleet plunders Suriname plantations
  • Oct 26 Arung Palakka's Bugis forces occupy Makassar, southern Sulawesi

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 28 Maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain, born in Benrath Palace, Düsseldorf, Electoral Palatinate (d. 1740)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 18 Fasilides, Emperor of Ethiopia
  • Oct 24 Gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried
  • Oct 24 Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer, the crater Vendelinus on the Moon is named after him, dies at 87