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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1661

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741) was born in the year 1661.  

Mar 25   In the year 1661 birth of paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)  

Apr 11   Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet was born in the year 1661.  

Apr 16   In the year 1661 birth of charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman (d. 1715)  

May 25   On this day in history birth of claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737)  

Jun 06   Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer was born in the year 1661.  

Jun 09   In the year 1661 birth of tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)  

Famous Deaths In 1661

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64  

Jan 03   On this day in history maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS]  

Jan 17   In the year 1661 death of andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

Jan 19   In the year 1661 death of thomas Venner, Fifth Monarchist (executed) (b. 1799)  

Feb 02   In the year 1661 death of lucas Holstenius, German humanist (b. 1596)  

Mar 01   On this day in history death of richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590)  

Mar 08   In the year 1661 jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58  

Mar 09   In the year 1661 jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58  

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