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Historical Events In 1661

Saturday, 18 September 2021

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   In the year 1661 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 in the year 1661.  

Sep 02   On this day in history georg Bohm, German organist/composer  

Sep 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74 in the year 1661.  

Oct 31   Mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700)  

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 in the year 1661.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1661

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer was born in the year 1661.  

Jan 30   In the year 1661 birth of charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)  

Mar 25   Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of giacomo Antonio Perti, composer  

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58  

Mar 09   Jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.  

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