Historical Events In 1661
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Aug 16 Thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Aug 26 Louis Couperin, composer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history 1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James
Sep 01 The first Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1661 georg Bohm, German organist/composer
Sep 05 French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested in the year 1661.
Sep 12 On this day in history jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53
Oct 01 On this day in history yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James
Oct 06 Guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history 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 In the year 1661 alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74
Oct 31 Mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies in the year 1661.
Nov 06 Charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700) on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)
Dec 18 In the year 1661 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 In the year 1661 corporation Act enforced in England