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Historical Events In 1662

Monday, 10 August 2020

Jan 27   1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   First American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist in the year 1662.  

Feb 01   Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates in the year 1662.  

Feb 05   In the year 1662 giuseppi Vignola, composer  

Feb 13   Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65 in the year 1662.  

Mar 18   On this day in history 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 in the year 1662.  

Apr 04   On this day in history davis Mell, composer, dies at 57  

Apr 20   On this day in history gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies  

Apr 22   In the year 1662 john Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies  

Apr 23   In the year 1662 connecticut chartered as an English colony  

Apr 27   In the year 1662 netherlands & France sign military covenant  

May 03   In the year 1662 royal charter granted Connecticut  

May 12   Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.  

May 19   Uniformity Act of England goes into effect in the year 1662.  

Jun 24   In the year 1662 dutch invasion of Macau repulsed  

Jun 24   Dutch invasion of Macau repulsed (Macau Day) in the year 1662.  

Jun 30   Johannes C Verspronck, portrait painter, buried at about 64 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern in the year 1662.  

Jul 15   On this day in history charles II grants charter to establish Royal Society in London  

Jul 15   On this day in history king Charles II charters Royal Society in London  

Aug 24   Act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer in the year 1662.  

Sep 14   Netherlands & England sign peace treaty in the year 1662.  

Sep 16   Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, first known astronomical observation in the year 1662.  

Oct 17   England's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French in the year 1662.  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history charles II of England sells Dunkirk to France for Stg400,000 little did he know of the importance Dunkirk would have in WWII  

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

Oct 27   In the year 1662 england sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres  

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Famous Birthdays In 1662

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 27   Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist was born in the year 1662.  

Feb 05   Giuseppi Vignola, composer was born in the year 1662.  

Apr 26   On this day in history birth of maria Luisa of Orleans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1689)  

Apr 30   Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694) was born in the year 1662.  

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

May 12   Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1662 birth of george Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)  

Jul 11   On this day in history birth of maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern  

Famous Deaths In 1662

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597) died in the year 1662.  

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 in the year 1662.  

Apr 14   William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (b. 1582) died in the year 1662.  

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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