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