Historical Events In 1661
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
Aug 16 Thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53 in the year 1661.
Aug 26 Louis Couperin, composer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James on this day in history.
Sep 01 The first Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James in the year 1661.
Sep 02 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer in the year 1661.
Sep 05 On this day in history french superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested
Sep 12 Jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53 in the year 1661.
Oct 01 Yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James in the year 1661.
Oct 06 On this day in history guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru
Oct 11 In the year 1661 melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)
Oct 26 Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian/vicar, dies in the year 1661.
Oct 30 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74 in the year 1661.
Oct 31 On this day in history mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies
Nov 06 In the year 1661 charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700)
Dec 05 In the year 1661 robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)
Dec 18 On this day in history the "S.S.Elizabeth" of Burntisland lost off the English coast with the Scottish records aboard, being returned from London to which they had been taken by Oliver Cromwell.
Dec 20 Corporation Act enforced in England in the year 1661.