Historical Events For 1661
Monday, 22 January 2018
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 In the year 1661 jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer
Jan 06 In the year 1661 the Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London.
Jan 17 In the year 1661 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 Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.
Mar 09 On this day in history jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58
Mar 10 French King Louis XIV ends office of premier on this day in history.
Mar 22 Hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history english king Charles II crowned in London
Apr 23 King Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland on this day in history.
Apr 29 In the year 1661 chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
Apr 30 Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa on this day in history.
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 in the year 1661.
May 25 King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca in the year 1661.
May 27 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
Jun 03 Gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge
Jun 06 Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer in the year 1661.
Jun 08 In the year 1661 john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
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 In the year 1661 portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II
Jul 16 In the year 1661 1st banknotes in Europe were issued by Bank of Stockholm
Jul 16 In the year 1661 the Bank of Stockholm issues Europe's first bank notes
Jul 27 On this day in history parliament confirms Navigation Act
Jul 27 In the year 1661 parliament confirms the Navigation Act
Aug 06 Holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders in the year 1661.
Aug 06 In the year 1661 jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies