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Historical Events In 1662

Thursday, 20 February 2020

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

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

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

Feb 01   Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Giuseppi Vignola, composer in the year 1662.  

Feb 13   On this day in history elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65  

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   In the year 1662 davis Mell, composer, dies at 57  

Apr 20   Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies in the year 1662.  

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

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

Apr 27   On this day in history netherlands & France sign military covenant  

May 03   On this day in history royal charter granted Connecticut  

May 12   In the year 1662 jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized  

May 19   On this day in history uniformity Act of England goes into effect  

Jun 24   In the year 1662 dutch invasion of Macau repulsed  

Jun 24   Dutch invasion of Macau repulsed (Macau Day) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 01   Simon Ives, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1662 king Charles II charters Royal Society in London  

Aug 24   On this day in history act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer  

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

Sep 16   Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation in the year 1662.  

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

Oct 17   On this day in history england's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French.  

Oct 21   Henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1662 charles II of England sold Dunkirk to France  

Oct 27   England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres in the year 1662.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65  

Mar 30   On this day in history death of françois le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592)  

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

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

Apr 20   Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

May 23   John Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605) died on this day in history.  

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