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September 1670 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 French bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet appointed tutor to the dauphin, son of Louis XIV

Bishop and Writer Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
Bishop and Writer
Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV

Deaths in History

  • Sep 16 William Penn, English admiral and politician, father of the founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, dies at 49