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Historical Events In 1661

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Jan 01   Pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1661 jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  

Jan 06   The Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years in the year 1661.  

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

Mar 09   Jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.  

Mar 10   In the year 1661 french King Louis XIV ends office of premier  

Mar 22   On this day in history hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73  

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

Apr 11   Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet in the year 1661.  

Apr 23   In the year 1661 english king Charles II crowned in London  

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

Apr 29   On this day in history chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan  

Apr 30   In the year 1661 tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa  

May 03   Johannes Hevelius observes 3rd transit of Mercury ever to be seen in the year 1661.  

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

May 25   King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca on this day in history.  

May 27   Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1661 isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge  

Jun 06   Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer in the year 1661.  

Jun 08   On this day in history john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39  

Jun 21   Treaty of Kardis: Russia & Sweden sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1661 the Bank of Stockholm issues Europe's first bank notes  

Jul 27   Parliament confirms Navigation Act on this day in history.  

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   Jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1661

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)  

Mar 25   On this day in history birth of paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)  

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

Apr 16   Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman (d. 1715) was born in the year 1661.  

May 25   In the year 1661 birth of claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737)  

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

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   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 17   Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed died on this day in history.  

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   Jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.  

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