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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1661

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1661 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   On this day in history birth of antoine Coypel, French painter/poet  

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

May 25   In the year 1661 birth of claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737)  

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

Jun 09   Tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682) was born in the year 1661.  

Famous Deaths In 1661

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  

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   Thomas Venner, Fifth Monarchist (executed) (b. 1799) died in the year 1661.  

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

Mar 01   Richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590) died on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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