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Historical Events Happened In 1661

Saturday, 22 November 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   In the year 1661 the Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London.  

Jan 17   On this day in history andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

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

Mar 22   Hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73 in the year 1661.  

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

Apr 11   In the year 1661 antoine Coypel, French painter/poet  

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

May 25   In the year 1661 king Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca  

May 27   In the year 1661 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53  

Jun 03   On this day in history gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67  

Jun 05   Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1661.  

Jun 23   Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal in the year 1661.  

Jun 26   On this day in history lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76  

Jul 03   Portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II in the year 1661.  

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   Parliament confirms Navigation Act in the year 1661.  

Jul 27   Parliament confirms the Navigation Act in the year 1661.  

Aug 06   Holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders in the year 1661.  

Aug 06   Jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies in the year 1661.  

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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   In the year 1661 birth of charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)  

Mar 25   In the year 1661 birth of paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)  

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

Apr 16   In the year 1661 birth of charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman (d. 1715)  

May 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1661

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590) died in the year 1661.  

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