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Historical Events In 1661

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Aug 16   Thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53 in the year 1661.  

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   In the year 1661 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   French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested in the year 1661.  

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   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   On this day in history robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1661

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  

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

Mar 25   Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725) was born in the year 1661.  

Apr 11   In the year 1661 birth of antoine Coypel, French painter/poet  

Apr 16   On this day in history birth of charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman (d. 1715)  

May 25   Claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737) was born in the year 1661.  

Jun 06   On this day in history birth of giacomo Antonio Perti, composer  

Jun 09   On this day in history birth of tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)  

Famous Deaths In 1661

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1661 pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64  

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

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   Lucas Holstenius, German humanist (b. 1596) died in the year 1661.  

Mar 01   Richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590) died in the year 1661.  

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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