Historical Events In 1661
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Aug 16 Thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Aug 26 Louis Couperin, composer, dies in the year 1661.
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 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer on this day in history.
Sep 05 In the year 1661 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 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 In the year 1661 alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74
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 Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history corporation Act enforced in England