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Historical Events In 1661

Monday, 03 October 2022

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

Jan 03   Maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS] in the year 1661.  

Jan 05   In the year 1661 jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1661 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history english king Charles II crowned in London  

Apr 23   King Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan in the year 1661.  

Apr 30   On this day in history tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa  

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

May 25   King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Bragança in the year 1661.  

May 25   King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca in the year 1661.  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1661 parliament confirms Navigation Act  

Jul 27   On this day in history parliament confirms the Navigation Act  

Aug 06   Holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   Charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741) was born in the year 1661.  

Mar 25   Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725) was born in the year 1661.  

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

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

May 25   Claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737) was born in the year 1661.  

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

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   Maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS] in the year 1661.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1661 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   In the year 1661 death of richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590)  

Mar 08   On this day in history jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58  

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

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