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Historical Events Happened In 1661

Monday, 08 February 2016

Jan 01   Pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64 in the year 1661.  

Jan 03   On this day in history maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS]  

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

Jan 06   The Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London in the year 1661.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1661.  

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

Mar 24   William Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston in the year 1661.  

Apr 11   On this day in history antoine Coypel, French painter/poet  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1661 king Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland  

Apr 29   Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa on this day in history.  

May 03   In the year 1661 johannes Hevelius observes 3rd transit of Mercury ever to be seen  

May 25   On this day in history king Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Bragança  

May 25   On this day in history king Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca  

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

Jun 03   Gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1661.  

Jun 05   Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge in the year 1661.  

Jun 06   Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1661 marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal  

Jun 26   In the year 1661 lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76  

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   The Bank of Stockholm issues Europe's first bank notes in the year 1661.  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1661

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  

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 in the year 1661.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of giacomo Antonio Perti, composer  

Jun 09   Tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682) was born in the year 1661.  

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   In the year 1661 death of thomas Venner, Fifth Monarchist (executed) (b. 1799)  

Feb 02   In the year 1661 death of lucas Holstenius, German humanist (b. 1596)  

Mar 01   Richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590) died in the year 1661.  

Mar 08   Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

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