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Historical Events Happened In 1662

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Jan 27   On this day in history 1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)  

Jan 27   On this day in history first American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)  

Jan 27   On this day in history richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist  

Feb 01   Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Giuseppi Vignola, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   First public bus service started by King Louis XIV in Paris for the poor of the city on this day in history.  

Mar 18   The first buses, eight-seater vehicles known as "carrosses a cinq solz", run in Paris on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 22   John Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history connecticut chartered as an English colony  

Apr 27   On this day in history netherlands & France sign military covenant  

May 03   Royal charter granted Connecticut on this day in history.  

May 12   Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history uniformity Act of England goes into effect  

Jun 24   Dutch invasion of Macau repulsed on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history dutch invasion of Macau repulsed (Macau Day)  

Jun 30   Johannes C Verspronck, portrait painter, buried at about 64 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Simon Ives, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern  

Jul 15   Charles II grants charter to establish Royal Society in London on this day in history.  

Jul 15   King Charles II charters Royal Society in London on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer  

Sep 14   On this day in history netherlands & England sign peace treaty  

Sep 16   On this day in history flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation  

Sep 16   Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, first known astronomical observation on this day in history.  

Oct 17   On this day in history england's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French.  

Oct 21   Henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Charles II of England sells Dunkirk to France for Stg400,000 little did he know of the importance Dunkirk would have in WWII on this day in history.  

Oct 26   On this day in history charles II of England sold Dunkirk to France  

Oct 27   England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1662

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 27   Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist was born on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Giuseppi Vignola, composer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history birth of maria Luisa of Orleans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1689)  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)  

May 03   On this day in history birth of matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (d. 1736)  

May 12   Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

May 18   George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1662

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history death of prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)  

Feb 13   Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history death of françois le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592)  

Apr 04   On this day in history davis Mell, composer, dies at 57  

Apr 14   William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (b. 1582) died on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 22   John Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history death of john Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605)