Historical Events In 1661
Monday, 23 April 2018
Jan 01 Pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS]
Jan 05 On this day in history jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer
Jan 06 The Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London in the year 1661.
Jan 17 On this day in history andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed
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 On this day in history jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58
Mar 09 In the year 1661 jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58
Mar 10 French King Louis XIV ends office of premier in the year 1661.
Mar 22 On this day in history hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73
Mar 24 In the year 1661 william Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston
Apr 11 In the year 1661 antoine Coypel, French painter/poet
Apr 23 On this day in history english king Charles II crowned in London
Apr 23 In the year 1661 king Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland
Apr 29 In the year 1661 chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
Apr 30 Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa in the year 1661.
May 03 In the year 1661 johannes Hevelius observes 3rd transit of Mercury ever to be seen
May 25 King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Bragança in the year 1661.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 03 Gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1661.
Jun 05 In the year 1661 isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge
Jun 06 Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer in the year 1661.
Jun 08 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 in the year 1661.
Jun 21 In the year 1661 treaty of Kardis: Russia & Sweden sign peace treaty
Jun 23 Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal in the year 1661.
Jun 26 Lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1661.
Jul 03 On this day in history portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II
Jul 16 On this day in history 1st banknotes in Europe were issued by Bank of Stockholm
Jul 16 The Bank of Stockholm issues Europe's first bank notes on this day in history.
Jul 27 Parliament confirms Navigation Act in the year 1661.
Jul 27 In the year 1661 parliament confirms the Navigation Act
Aug 06 In the year 1661 holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders
Aug 06 In the year 1661 jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies