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Historical Events In 1661

Friday, 15 November 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 in the year 1661.  

Sep 02   Georg Bohm, German organist/composer on this day in history.  

Sep 05   On this day in history french superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested  

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   In the year 1661 melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)  

Oct 26   Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian/vicar, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74  

Oct 31   In the year 1661 mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies  

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   In the year 1661 corporation Act enforced in England  

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Famous Birthdays In 1661

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)  

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   Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman (d. 1715) was born in the year 1661.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

Jan 19   Thomas Venner, Fifth Monarchist (executed) (b. 1799) died in the year 1661.  

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   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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