Historical Events In 1661
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Aug 16 In the year 1661 thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53
Aug 26 Louis Couperin, composer, dies in the year 1661.
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 In the year 1661 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 On this day in history yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James
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 Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian/vicar, dies on this day in history.
Oct 30 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 31 Mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history corporation Act enforced in England