Historical Events In 1661
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Aug 16 On this day in history thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53
Aug 26 Louis Couperin, composer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James in the year 1661.
Sep 01 On this day in history the first Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James
Sep 02 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer in the year 1661.
Sep 05 In the year 1661 french superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested
Sep 12 In the year 1661 jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53
Oct 01 Yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James in the year 1661.
Oct 06 Guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru in the year 1661.
Oct 11 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius) in the year 1661.
Oct 26 On this day in history johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian/vicar, dies
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) on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)
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.