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Historical Events Happened In 1661

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Jan 01   Pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS] in the year 1661.  

Jan 05   Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history the Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London.  

Jan 17   Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed in the year 1661.  

Jan 30   In the year 1661 oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years.  

Mar 08   Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.  

Mar 09   In the year 1661 jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58  

Mar 10   In the year 1661 french King Louis XIV ends office of premier  

Mar 22   In the year 1661 hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73  

Mar 24   On this day in history william Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston  

Apr 11   Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet on this day in history.  

Apr 23   English king Charles II crowned in London on this day in history.  

Apr 23   King Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland on this day in history.  

Apr 29   On this day in history chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan  

Apr 30   In the year 1661 tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa  

May 03   Johannes Hevelius observes 3rd transit of Mercury ever to be seen on this day in history.  

May 25   King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Bragança on this day in history.  

May 25   King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca in the year 1661.  

May 27   Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 in the year 1661.  

Jun 03   In the year 1661 gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67  

Jun 05   On this day in history isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge  

Jun 06   In the year 1661 giacomo Antonio Perti, composer  

Jun 08   John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Treaty of Kardis: Russia & Sweden sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal  

Jun 26   Lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1661.  

Jul 03   In the year 1661 portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II  

Jul 16   1st banknotes in Europe were issued by Bank of Stockholm on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1661 the Bank of Stockholm issues Europe's first bank notes  

Jul 27   Parliament confirms Navigation Act on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history parliament confirms the Navigation Act  

Aug 06   On this day in history holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders  

Aug 06   On this day in history jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1661

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer was born in the year 1661.  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)  

Mar 25   Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet was born in the year 1661.  

Apr 16   Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1661 birth of claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737)  

Jun 06   In the year 1661 birth of giacomo Antonio Perti, composer  

Jun 09   In the year 1661 birth of tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)  

Famous Deaths In 1661

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1661 pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64  

Jan 03   In the year 1661 maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS]  

Jan 17   In the year 1661 death of andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of thomas Venner, Fifth Monarchist (executed) (b. 1799)  

Feb 02   On this day in history death of lucas Holstenius, German humanist (b. 1596)  

Mar 01   In the year 1661 death of richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590)  

Mar 08   In the year 1661 jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58  

Mar 09   On this day in history jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58