Historical Events In 1661
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Aug 16 On this day in history thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53
Aug 26 In the year 1661 louis Couperin, composer, dies
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 in the year 1661.
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 On this day in history yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James
Oct 06 Guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru on this day in history.
Oct 11 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius) on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1661 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 in the year 1661.
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 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 In the year 1661 corporation Act enforced in England