Historical Events In 1661
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Aug 16 On this day in history thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53
Aug 26 In the year 1661 louis Couperin, composer, dies
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 on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history french superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested
Sep 12 On this day in history jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53
Oct 01 In the year 1661 yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James
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 In the year 1661 johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian/vicar, dies
Oct 30 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74 in the year 1661.
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1661.