Historical Events In 1661
Friday, 18 January 2019
Aug 16 On this day in history thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53
Aug 26 On this day in history louis Couperin, composer, dies
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 in the year 1661.
Sep 05 On this day in history french superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested
Sep 12 Jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53 on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1661 yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James
Oct 06 In the year 1661 guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru
Oct 11 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius) on this day in history.
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 Mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies on this day in history.
Nov 06 Charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700) in the year 1661.
Dec 05 In the year 1661 robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)
Dec 18 On this day in history 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 Corporation Act enforced in England on this day in history.