Historical Events For 1662
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Jan 27 1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI) in the year 1662.
Jan 27 On this day in history first American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)
Jan 27 In the year 1662 richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist
Feb 01 In the year 1662 dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
Feb 05 In the year 1662 giuseppi Vignola, composer
Feb 13 In the year 1662 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65
Mar 18 On this day in history first public bus service started by King Louis XIV in Paris for the poor of the city
Mar 18 On this day in history the first buses, eight-seater vehicles known as "carrosses a cinq solz", run in Paris.
Apr 04 Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1662.
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 In the year 1662 royal charter granted Connecticut
May 12 In the year 1662 jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized
May 19 Uniformity Act of England goes into effect in the year 1662.
Jun 24 Dutch invasion of Macau repulsed in the year 1662.
Jun 24 In the year 1662 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 in the year 1662.
Jul 11 In the year 1662 maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern
Jul 15 In the year 1662 charles II grants charter to establish Royal Society in London
Jul 15 On this day in history king Charles II charters Royal Society in London
Aug 24 In the year 1662 act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer
Sep 14 Netherlands & England sign peace treaty on this day in history.
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 in the year 1662.
Oct 17 England's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1662 henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66
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 in the year 1662.
Oct 26 In the year 1662 charles II of England sold Dunkirk to France
Oct 27 England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres in the year 1662.