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Historical Events In 1661

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Aug 16   In the year 1661 thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53  

Aug 26   Louis Couperin, composer, dies in the year 1661.  

Sep 01   1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James on this day in history.  

Sep 01   The first Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James in the year 1661.  

Sep 02   In the year 1661 georg Bohm, German organist/composer  

Sep 05   French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1661 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1661 birth of giacomo Antonio Perti, composer  

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

Jan 17   Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed died in the year 1661.  

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 in the year 1661.  

Mar 08   Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.  

Mar 09   On this day in history jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58  

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