On This Day

Deaths in History in December 1676

  • Dec 3 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
  • Dec 20 John Galle, Flemish engraver and printer, dies at 76
  • Dec 25 Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609)
  • Dec 25 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English aristocrat and Royalist general in the English Civil War, dies at 83
  • Dec 26 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies