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Historical Events In 1661

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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   In the year 1661 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 in the year 1661.  

Sep 02   On this day in history georg Bohm, German organist/composer  

Sep 05   French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)  

Oct 26   Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian/vicar, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74  

Oct 31   In the year 1661 mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies  

Nov 06   Charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700) in the year 1661.  

Dec 05   Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) on this day in history.  

Dec 18   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Corporation Act enforced in England 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 in the year 1661.  

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

Mar 25   In the year 1661 birth of paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)  

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737)  

Jun 06   In the year 1661 birth of giacomo Antonio Perti, composer  

Jun 09   On this day in history birth of tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)  

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   Thomas Venner, Fifth Monarchist (executed) (b. 1799) died on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1661 death of lucas Holstenius, German humanist (b. 1596)  

Mar 01   Richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590) died in the year 1661.  

Mar 08   In the year 1661 jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58  

Mar 09   Jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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