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Historical Events In 1662

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Jan 27   1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI) in the year 1662.  

Jan 27   First American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI) in the year 1662.  

Jan 27   On this day in history richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist  

Feb 01   On this day in history dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates  

Feb 05   Giuseppi Vignola, composer in the year 1662.  

Feb 13   Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1662 first public bus service started by King Louis XIV in Paris for the poor of the city  

Mar 18   The first buses, eight-seater vehicles known as "carrosses a cinq solz", run in Paris on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1662.  

Apr 20   In the year 1662 gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies  

Apr 22   John Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history connecticut chartered as an English colony  

Apr 27   Netherlands & France sign military covenant on this day in history.  

May 03   Royal charter granted Connecticut in the year 1662.  

May 12   Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized in the year 1662.  

May 19   Uniformity Act of England goes into effect on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history dutch invasion of Macau repulsed  

Jun 24   In the year 1662 dutch invasion of Macau repulsed (Macau Day)  

Jun 30   On this day in history johannes C Verspronck, portrait painter, buried at about 64  

Jul 01   Simon Ives, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1662.  

Jul 11   Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Charles II grants charter to establish Royal Society in London in the year 1662.  

Jul 15   King Charles II charters Royal Society in London on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1662 act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer  

Sep 14   Netherlands & England sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation  

Sep 16   On this day in history flamsteed sees solar eclipse, first known astronomical observation  

Oct 17   In the year 1662 england's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French.  

Oct 21   Henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1662.  

Oct 25   Charles II of England sells Dunkirk to France for Stg400,000 little did he know of the importance Dunkirk would have in WWII in the year 1662.  

Oct 26   Charles II of England sold Dunkirk to France on this day in history.  

Oct 27   England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1662

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 27   In the year 1662 birth of richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist  

Feb 05   In the year 1662 birth of giuseppi Vignola, composer  

Apr 26   Maria Luisa of Orleans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1689) was born in the year 1662.  

Apr 30   Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694) was born on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history birth of matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (d. 1736)  

May 12   On this day in history birth of jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized  

May 18   George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1662 birth of maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern  

Famous Deaths In 1662

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1662 death of prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)  

Feb 13   Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Mar 30   François le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592) died on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history death of william Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (b. 1582)  

Apr 20   In the year 1662 gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies  

Apr 22   John Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies in the year 1662.  

May 23   In the year 1662 death of john Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605)  

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